Friday, July 15, 2016

Moore's Rifles

In 1798, the British Army hired German and Austrian soldiers as sharpshooters. Informed opinion at the time was that Englishmen could not be taught to shoot accurately. A dozen years later, that had all changed and British sharpshooters, armed with rifles, were considered “the best marksmen in Europe.”

How did that happen?

Read the rest of the post by Wally Bock.

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