A military milestone: Self-propelled artillery

September 1998
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Autumn98, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p173
Academic Journal
Cites evidence that the first experiments with self-propelled land artillery occurred about 1690. Defeat suffered by the Turks in 1683 in its war with the Holy Roman Empire; Turks' initiation vigorous measures to reorganize and train a new army; Mounting of cannons on camels; Collapse of the Ottoman Empire due to military deficiencies.


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