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Arms for Empire -- a Military History of the British olonies in North America 1607-1763
Arms for Empire -- a Military History of the British olonies in North America 1607-1763
Author: Douglas Edward Leach
This was war in Colonial America: firing a flintlock musket ("the sparks created by flint striking against steel dropped into the priming powder, the resulting slash raced through the touch hole into the barrel, and the gun fired. The soft lead bullet, moving at a relatively low velocity (as compared with a modern rifle bullet), had great knoc...  more »
ISBN: 336964
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 566
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