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Sticks and Stones (Research Paper)

  Nothing sounds more Roman than hurling a 3ft bolt through the chests of several enemy soldiers at once (Kinard). The screams of pain indicate the culprit of the carnage, the ballista. The ballista made its way onto the battlefield near the first century AD and changed the landscape of war history to come (Penta, …

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Father of the Fortress By: James Falkner

This article reviews the works of a man named Sébastien Le Prestre, most commonly referred to as Vauban. Faulkner hits the main point of the man’s life, including all of his contributions to the French, and goes deep into the later implications of the fortress technologies that Vauban implemented in his works. The author displays a …

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