battle of pollilur

The 18th century rockets that Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali used against the British were clinical in their purpose and instrumental in any future development of rocketry. Join us as Go!Places investigates how they acquired such an effectiveness and how they served as a decisive link in the history of rocketry! - http://www.goplaces.in/blog/tipu-sultans-diabolical-engines-of-destruction/

In the picture, a 1939 painting of Charles Hubbel depicting the rocket strikes that the armies of Mysore used against the British in the Battle of Pollilur in 1780.