Battle of Pollilur 10 September 1780

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  1. HA96

    HA96 Member

    3000 British troops were killed by fire and rockets.


    Battle of Pollilur (1780) - Wikipedia


    This weapon was used by British troops and others in the following years in other places as well.

    Stefan.
     
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  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    I did not know this

    By 1803, at the height of its rule in India, the British East India company had a private army of about 260,000—twice the size of the British Army,
    East India Company - Wikipedia
     

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