In this classic work James Riddick Partington provides a worldwide survey of the evolution of incendiary devices, Greek fire, and gunpowder.The breech is open at the top of the cylindrical barrel and the gunner, who is in armour but has his hands free, kneels ... used at the siege of Odruik in 1377, throwing a 200 lb, shot, and one throwing 450-lb. stone balls (corresponding with aanbsp;...
|Title||:||A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder|
|Author||:||J. R. Partington|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 1960|