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Season 2 Episode 5

Trebuchet; Troop Headcounts; BAR; Smart Bombs; Modern Parachutes; Boomerangs

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jan 26, 2003 on The History Channel
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Trebuchet; Troop Headcounts; BAR; Smart Bombs; Modern Parachutes; Boomerangs
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In this episode, R. Lee Ermey learns how a trebuchet, or catapult, was used by medieval armies; how many troops are in a platoon, a company, and a division; the history of the Browning Automatic Rifle; how smart bombs work; the types of parachutes used by today's paratroopers; and how the weapon version of a boomerang was used.moreless

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    Trebuchet; Troop Headcounts; BAR; Smart Bombs;...

    S 2 : Ep 5

    Aired 1/26/03 (22:36)