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Battlefield Communications

Before Radios existed, co ordinating the tactical movements of thousands of men on the battlefield would have required a well organised system of transmitting commands. In the ancient world these commands would be transmitted by trumpets and horns and accompanied by visual standards.

Jasper discusses with Murray Dahm, Lindsay Powell and Michael Taylor issues that the magazine brought up. Dur:40min

Direct download: Battlefield_Communications.mp3
Category:Ancient Warfare Magazine -- posted at: 9:00pm UTC