Posts tagged “artillery”

  1. On March 5th, the Associated Press asked: "What are seemingly jet-propelled cats and birds doing in a 16th century German artillery manual?" It was a good question.

    What the cats and the birds were doing was the same thing everything else in the manual was doing: being recommended by one Conrad Haas as instruments of war.

    The sparse comments from the historian the AP interviewed were even more unsettling