Friday, November 18, 1633

A couple days later, Leutnant Keller was running Fuchs Company through firing drills.

Firing drill is really repetitive, Andreas Strauss thought. Rather like making barrels. Worse, it was dry firing—no one was going to let a leutnant burn through gunpowder on his own. So the men were shouting bang when they pulled the trigger. The bangs were noticeably less enthusiastic than they had been at first . . .

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