Reverend Paul Wilcock is Head of the Arms and Armour Research Group at the University of Huddersfield.
While the group undertakes research in a range of arms related academic fields, as an honorary historical consultant, Paul’s particular area of research and publication, focuses on European edged weapons of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Did you know?
Longest-range gun ever built
In WW I Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second and reached a height of around 40km. About 6 times faster and higher than an average transatlantic passenger jet.
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