Crossbow Pistol String 50 Pound pull
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50 Pound Crossbow Pistol String
- 341 BC: Earliest reliable record of crossbow use at battle of Ma-Ling in China.
- 228 BC: Earliest crossbow artifact, a bronze lock mechanism from the tomb of Yu Wang.
- 0-100 AD: Heron of Alexandria describes gastraphetes.
- 300-700: Roman carvings of crossbows.
- 385: Vegetius mentions crossbows in DE RE MILITARIA.
- 1066: Crossbows introduced to England by Normans.
- 1096: Anna Comnena describes Norman crossbows.
- 1100-1200: Composite crossbow lath appears.
- 1139: 2nd Lateran Council interdict forbids use of crossbow among Christians.
- 1192: Crusader victory at Jaffa aided by crossbows.
- 1314: Earliest reliable record of steel lath.
- 1346: Genoese crossbowmen defeated at Crecy by English longbowmen.
- 1373: Earliest illustration of cranequin.
- 1503: First of many English laws restricting possession and use of crossbows.
- 1550-1600: Firearms replace crossbows in most Weatern armies.
- 1860: Photographic evidence from Chinese shows repeating crossbows still used there as military weapons.
- 1939-45: "Arrowspeed" crossbow used by Austrailian commandos in Pacific theatre.
- 1945-1975: Crossbows employed by Montagnard peoples and US special forces during Vietnam conflict.
- 1960?-present: Crossbows used to shoot anesthetic darts for capturing and treating wildlife; also used to obtain tissue samples from marine animals for obtaining genetic information.
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