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"a website devoted to Military History, including an on-line database of military engagements and images from wars throughout history."

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Firepower through the ages - Flintlock musket of the 1770s - MUR3_ftamusket6Featured image : Firepower through the ages - Flintlock musket of the 1770s - MUR3_ftamusket6


Loading and firing an American flintlock musket of the American War of Independance

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012


Featured battle : Vigo (27 March 1809)

A somewhat unorthodox engagement. The French were a single battalion garrison plus a few hundred sick and wounded. The attackers were Spanish Irregulars [Guerillas] supported by and supplied with weapons from the British frigates H.M.Ss. Lively and V...

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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