Originally Posted by Tsar
I read somewhere that the writer thought it probably extended the war by a whole 3 minutes. He thought the money spent on it would have been better spent on developing assault rifles for the infantry.
I would think it very unlikely (the understatement of the year), that Sevastopol could have been taken with rifles instead of Siege Guns.
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