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Friday Links: Do Better Guns Improve Fighting Effectiveness?

Banner: Movie clickSo you’re marching along, together with all your Redcoat mates, and then, BOOM! you launch a huge volley against your Frenchie opponents. Which gets you on the order of 500 to 3 000 musket balls spent for every enemy killed.

But in comparison, using the same metrics, the war in Afghanistan had Coallition troops expending some 250 000 rounds for every enemy killed…

If you’re a military nerd, like me, you’ll love what Lloyd comes up with here.

Bonus: Building Reader Trust

Patricia C Wrede is on building reader trust. Basically, how to not let the reader down and turn them into a ball of bad-reviewing hate-rage.

Linky: Patricia C Wrede on Building Reader Trust

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