1813: Broadside Analysis

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  1. Matt308

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    For those who liked Commander Perry and his exploits, this video provides a simple analysis and description of a broadside and the likely damage that it caused.

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    Jeez. Brutal.
     
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    Yeah. Can you imagine the carnage. Wow.
     
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    Yeah, I know. Been reading some books with naval battles like this (Wilbur Smith) and the carnage inflicted, really brings it to your attention.
     
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