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The introduction of the longbow & its skillful use by specially trained men was one of the greatest advances in weaponry in the whole history of warfare. A renowned historian re-creates the world of the English bowman, showing us how simple techniques were refined until--by using a group of massed archers--the English had what amounted to long-range artillery. Under th ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published December 15th 1993 by Dorset Pr (first published 1993)
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Featherstone (who sometimes used his middle initial and sometimes didn't) served in the Royal Armoured Corps in World War II before becoming a physiotherapist. He worked for Southampton Football Club and Hampshire County Cricket Club, writing books on sporting, dancing, and industrial injuries.

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