Early papers on siege warfare and tactics included plans to dispatch artillery in some VERY unusual ways
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History is so awesomely strange! You can't fake Rocket Cats these days!
This manuscript is from 1584!
And now we come to.....
The great moon hoax read more here one of my favourite hoaxes of all time! Six articles from the 1830's claiming life on Mars! Brilliant! People are always arguing about how foolish people from the past were without realising we are fooled in our every day lives!
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