Re: Friendly Fire in Ancient Rome



Cormac wrote:
During the many civil wars in Ancient Rome it must have been difficult
to tell friend from foe in the heat of battle.
Presumably, there were many cases of friendly fire.

Friendly fire by what? They are wearing uniforms/insignia. There is no blackpowder so no smoke. After troops meet to square off they go from long range stuff to hand to hand.

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