Castles of WarDVD - 2001
Originating as simple earth mounds surrounded by ditches, castles swiftly grew into mighty fortresses that could withstand tremendous attacks. Castles of War uses extensive re-enactments to place you at the center of these bloody sieges. From the narrow slits that archers used to target their enemies to the devastating practice of dropping pots of boiling oil onto outside invaders, see how castles changed the techniques of warfare. You'll also witness the secret strategies used by military commanders to successfully attack these impenetrable structures.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : American Home Treasures, 2001, c2000
Branch Call Number: DVD CAS
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in