WWI trenches were deliberately dog-legged so that if an enemy gunner fell in, he couldn't wipe out an entire troop with one aim.
Swedish Army Museum diorama of soldiers of the period getting ready to go into battle. Only the pike men have helmets.
"Uprising", by Mike Blank.
Triumphzug Sultan Mehmets III. in Istanbul nach dem Sieg von Eger/Topkapı Sarayı Müzesi, Istanbul
Reenactment of Ottoman janissary...No information; just a picture.
Battle of Lepanto 1571 #mystery #67notout #coincidence
'Riciulina and Metzetin', etching by Jacques Callot, from 'Balli di Sfessania', ca. 1622.
spring time in Ottoman İstanbul