European Medieval Tactics (2): New Infantry, New Weapons 1260-1500

European Medieval Tactics (2): New Infantry, New Weapons 1260-1500

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Longbows, crossbows, heavy spears, swiss pikes, catapaults, and especially gunpowder artillery and handheld guns such as the arquebus gradually but profoundly changed European warfare.

By about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated the actual day of battle, he did not dominate warfare - there were plenty of vital though unglamorous tasks for which footsoldiers… (more)

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (August 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 64 pages

File size: 17.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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