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Castle Builders - Siege & Storm

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Episode Details

First aired: November 27, 2017.

This is the story of castles under attack. The Medieval journey from bows and arrows to gunpowder, with developments like trebuchet and cannon, meant engineers were always making advancements in defense construction. By the late Middle Ages, the military importance of castles was decreasing, as artillery power became unstoppable. The castle builders had created structures that waere amazingly effective even in this new age of shock and awe.