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Warfare and cannon history



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This ebook looks at early cannon manufacture, with examples from the 10th century onwards.

The performances of both the Tannenberg Gun and the Danziger gun are highlighted, and the historic contribution of the Carron Company, based in Falkirk, Scotland – once the largest ironworks in Europe – is acknowledged.

The use of rockets both for war and for saving lives at sea, and the development of battleships are also covered.

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