Boarders Away: With Steel-Edged Weapons And Polearms
Publish Date: 1991-06-01
Author: William Gilkerson
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An all-encompassing study of naval armament under fighting sail. This first volume covers axes, pikes and fighting blades in use between 1626 and 1826 - tracing their development in the navies of England and Northern Europe through that of the United States. Heavily illustrated with art and photography including an 8-page color section.