History Channel: Bows vs Crossbows vs Guns

This is a pretty silly pop history demonstration- just what one would expect from the History Channel- but still entertaining to see the power of a heavy matchlock musket.

The narrator claims that his longbow can penetrate the final suit of armor at 60 yards, but we won’t know, since he never actually hits any of the armor. With the way that the crossbow shots bounce off without leaving a scratch, it’s doubtful that the longbow would perform too much better.

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