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.

Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk; a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin; and smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.

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