By Peter Kirsch
Although it was once a tactic utilized in antiquity, its profitable revival within the Armada crusade ended in the adoption of the fireship as an essential component of the fleet. throughout the 17th century more and more subtle 'fireworks' have been designed into purpose-built ships, and an boost doctrine was once labored out for his or her employment. Fireship finds the total impression of the weapon on naval background, appears to be like on the know-how and analyses the explanations for its decline.
This is the 1st heritage of a powerful, a lot used yet little understood weapon.
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Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail by Peter Kirsch