Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars

Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars

Field Artillery, 1792–1815

Hardback318pp Illustrated240x162mm

9781848328433     Product Code: 502999


Although artillery had been around for centuries, technical advances in the 18th century allowed field guns and ammunition to become lighter, more powerful and more accurate, and the improved weaponry was used with greater efficiency in the field. With reference to the part gunnery played in key battles of the period, this detailed study investigates the nature of guns used and how they were operated, comparing Napoleon's French artillery with that of the British, Russians and Austrians.

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