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No. Napoleon said he would not trust Marshal MacDonald within the sound of them. I suggest the above is incorrect and that bagpipes have been used as a (Psychological) weapon of war ! There is also a much repeated myth that they were banned as weapons of war in the aftermath of Culloden. This myth originates from misquoting the judge in the trial of the only identified piper to be executed, James Reid a Jacobite captured at Carlisle. The judge said any person who joined with others "though they did not bear arms, were yet guilty of high treason" but more famously "no regiment ever marched without musical instruments such as trumpets drums and the like....a highland regiment never marched without a piper...and therefore his bagpipe in the eyes of the law was an instrument of war" So he was convicted and executed for treason not for being a piper at York along with 20 other Jacobite's, the rest tried at the same time were transported. The act of Proscription which was enacted after Culloden in 1747 banned the wearing of tartan and the carrying of arms or warlike weapons within the Highlands. The myth changes the quote from "instrument" to "weapon" so it can be included as banned under the act. There is however plenty of evidence of famous pipers, pipe makers and piping schools in existence in the immediate period after the act came into being and continuing for many decades after the act and the battle. The act was repealed in 1782. The other related myth is that the bagpipes are the only musical instrument to be classified by the courts or legislation as a weapon. As you can see they weren't and even if you change the claim to be more accurate as an instrument of war you would have to include "trumpets drums and the like" by the same analogy.
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Probably, but the sheep bladder is smaller and does the trick very well. I would expect that since a "bagpipe" was most likely originally an instrument from the middle east …historically the choices were a) Goat b) Sheep.... Wild boars becoming Domesticated Pigs came Much later and much further West. Imagine a Shepard in the field having the light-bulb go off when he discovered the dead Goat bloated.... Naturally, each group of peoples had they're variation of the pipes, from the middle east and much of Africa, Asia have histories long before Scots regiments brought they're style to the Indian subcontinent, South Africa and the Black sea region during the Napoleonic period... today besides Goat and sheepskins , Bagpipe Bags are also made from Elk-skin as well as Gortex with rubber grommets as stated these Variables are still dependant on availability and on weather in your area of play... sheepskin does not seem as durable as Elkhide, I've had an elkhide Bag since 1992, season it bi annually I live in New England summers are hot and Humid winters Cold and DRY in dryer climes such as down-under Goats and sheep might be 100 times better ..
Bagpipe have been played during war for over 500 years. All Scottish and Irish regiments (in the service of the British army) have had bagpipers as part of the unit. Thos…e opponents facing Scottish and Irish regiments who have never heard bagpipes before, generally reacted with surprise upon hearing the music for the first time. Warring clans were led into battle inspired by pipers playing a battle tune. There was a piper on the beaches during the Normandy landings in June 1944..... Napoleon said he would not trust Marshal MacDonald, French of Scottish descent, within their sound. That Piper was Bill Millin of the 1st Special Service Brigade, who lead the troops ashore on Sword Beach.
Sticks and stones.
Repeater rifles were a big thing kind of like in the wild west but a little less modernized but either way they were killers.
Of course! That's why it's called 'Death' Metal.
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WWI Highland troops had pipers and went over the top in kilts. WWII Highlanders wore kilts in parades and ceremonial functions. Pipers had the option of wearing kilts or b…attle dress. Seamus O'Toole Colonel 42nd Highlanders (Retired)
Well, i think you asking this question wrong, it's "Can be", because any weapon call be used in war, gas, bombs, chemical agents, spies, hell even car bombs, there is no r…ules in war, except for uniforms, early wars suggested that both sides of the war have to have uniforms to identify allies and enemies. I really think in the Future, Nations will ban the use of Chemical and biology weapons, because they are seriously dangerous. Hope this helps :)
During WWI, men used Lee Enfield .303 bolt-action rifles, bayonets, machine guns and artillery. and if you are in 6 casey reading this, shame on you
guns, explosives and anything that kills people
Nuclear weapons have only been used in anger in the Second World War (WW2) - they were used against the Japan to bring the war to an end.
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In Korean War
Blowing up big things. Blowing up hardened installations. Antiaircraft that takes out entire formation of planes in one shot. Other things like that.
Mainly bow and arrows, also swords, spears and lances.
to shoot people and to protect
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