Sunday, June 27, 2010

Caltrop



Salve,
a little drawing of a hussar stopping his charge due to caltrops, that had been spread by the enemy infantry.   Caltrop
Normal occurrence in Europe in Asia Minor from the Alexander the Great era through early modern warfare, obviously used by the infantry against  cavalry etc.

 Caltrops from Chania - X-XII centyrt AD

Caltrops from Muscovy (present Russia)
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