Don Graves

Don Graves

A member of the staff of the Directorate of History and Heritage of the Canadian Department of National Defence, Donald E. Graves is the author, co-author or editor of sixteen books on military and naval history subjects.

His fields of specialization are the Napoleonic period and the Second World War.

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A flash in the pan

This expression originates with the misfire of a flintlock or similar gun. The powder in the pan was supposed to ignite the main charge in the barrel. Sometimes only the powder in the pan flashed without firing the main charge.

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