Arms in Action

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Inventions & Innovations, Military & War  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The history of warfare is brought to life in this series from the History Channel. Experts from the Royal Armories in London share their knowledge on the construction and use of the weapons that were used in battle from ancient times in Rome, Greece, and Northern Europe, through the development of modern warfare. The subject of this episode is artillery weapons. Many fine examples from museum collections are exhibited and demonstrated, along with reenactments of the battles in which artillery weapons were used.



warfare, weapons, arms [military weapons], artillery, battle [war], gun, medieval, war