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?
No rust for the wicked
Wrought iron does not rust as quickly as cast iron. At Fort Nelson the Boxted Bombard, a large medieval cannon made of wrought iron is still in good condition despite being left outdoors and unprotected for hundreds of years.
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