Execution by Cannon: A Brutal Historical Practice Used by the British and Mughals

The invention of the cannon in the 12th century revolutionized warfare, and soon after, this powerful weapon found a horrifying use – executions. Cannons became instruments of torture, with condemned prisoners strapped to their muzzles and blasted to pieces. These disturbing photographs and depictions capture a forgotten chapter in history. The identities of these unfortunate … Continue reading Execution by Cannon: A Brutal Historical Practice Used by the British and Mughals