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An example of the massive enginery which was once stock-in-trade in western warfare. In a time of mass economic and political decentralization and sectional strife between small city-states, might such purely mechanical engines of war once again find use as substitutes for explosive-based artillery? Only God knows.
/ My Blog / Best Served Cold / Warwick Castle Trebuchet, claimed (by the staff at Warwick Castle) to be the largest Trebuchet in the world today. 22 tonnes of wood and metal, it would have been used as part of a team of siege machines of up to 120 units used simultaneously firing up to 150kg with each shot. More impressively, we saw it in action firing...