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The Great Guns of Barbados [Illustrated] [Hardcover]

Major Michael Hartland

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18 Mar 2010
This fascinating book of genuine historical significance not only describes this extraordinary collection of rare 17th Century English Iron Guns but also explains why and how they ended up in Barbados, a small island in the Caribbean.

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This book is about one of the world's greatest collections of iron guns..... This unique collection is a commendable achievement in itself, but it is also a most valuable contribution to the history of both naval guns, and those installed in shore defences in the 17th century --Foreword by His Royal Highness the Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Major Michael Hartland was born in India, educated in England and graduated from the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in 1950 and was commissioned into the Wiltshire Regiment. He saw service in the Far East, Middle East, Mauritius and Guyana before retiring to the island of Grenada. In 1980 he and his family moved to Barbados where he was offered a Commission in the newly formed Defence Force. He retired in 1999. Since then he has arranged the Tours of the Garrison Historic Area and formed the National Armouries now internationally recognised as the finest collection of 17th centry English iron cannon to be found anywhere.

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