A “barracks roof” and a “cheese box” met in March 1862 at Hampton Roads. The pioneer ironclads pounded each other with their heavy guns.
Although the bow and javelin are more famous ancient weapons, the sling was just as important to the skirmishers of old.
In late 1944, Japan began the massive production of ‘fire balloons’ capable of attacking American soil from their homeland. How did they make this work? And why did they stop?