Naval Edged Weapons: In the Age of Fighting Sail 1775-1865
Название: Naval Edged Weapons: In the Age of Fighting Sail 1775-1865
Автор: Sarah C. Wolfe
Размер: 51 MB
Год издания: 2006
Despite the apparent dominance of gunnery, in the age of sail sea fights were often concluded by boarding actions - desperate and bloody hand-to-hand melees where edged weapons rather than firearms were the deciding factor.