SMOOTHBORE ORDNANCE JOURNAL VOL 6: Prussian 18th Century Artillery - British, French, Prussian and Spanish
Theme One: Prussian 18th Century Artillery
The translation of Bleckwenn's important work on the Prussian Artillery of the Seven Years War by Digby Smith is matched by the magnificent scale plans and research by Christian Rogge looking at Prussian Ordnance from 1717 ...until the start of the Seven Years War.
Theme Two: Saxon and Piedmont Quick Fire Guns
Christian Rogge assisted by Stephen Summerfield and Giovanni Cerino-Badone investigate the interesting subject of Saxon quick fire guns of the mid-18th century.
Theme Three: Battalion Guns and Amusettes in the Netherlands, 1793-95 Garry Wills looks again at the role of British battalion guns. In two separate papers, Garry Wills and Paul Demet examine the use of amusettes at Boxtel.
Theme Four: Gunfounder's Tricks
Drs. J.R. Verbeek discusses the reasons for Jan Verbruggen being dismissed from The Hague for using screws and other methods to repairs of solid cast cannon. He then was employed by the Royal Brass Foundry in Woolwich.
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