Episode 115: The History of Gunpowder

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, discover the history of gunpowder, an invention that changed the nature of human conflict forever, influencing warfare and military technology for centuries.

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Image: Kyeser, Konrad. Hand cannon lighted by a hot iron rod being fired from a stand. Circa 1400. Via Wikimedia.

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