2012-03-08 Helmets and Weapons

I’ve been wasting time on Wikipedia, reading up on the development of various helmets. Now I want to download an old book in the public domain on the development of arms and armour from the Gutenberg project. Any suggestions?

Corinthian helmet, Bascinet, Sallet, Barbute, Burgonet, closed helmets, Stahlhelm... Yay!

I’ll be taking a look at Helmets and Body Armor in Modern Warfare.

Hah, it took me a while to figure out that you need to click on the HTML link where it says “all files” in order to get the PDF files.

I also got two books by Charles John Ffoulkes:



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