At the beginning in the spring of 1990, the host of Téléjournal announced to his viewers the assassination in the Belgian capital of a Canadian that few people in the general public knew.
This, however, is not the case in the intelligence and military spheres around the world.
In these circles, Gerald Bull is a celebrity both admired and disturbing.
These very divergent assessments can be understood when listening to the account report by journalist Normand Lester following Charles Tisseyre's presentation.
The journalist describes Gerald Bull as an inventor of genius ballistic equipment.
By For example, during the 1980-1988 Iraq-Iran War, the G5 cannons used by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and the Ayatollah regime, which were manufactured by Gerald Bull, were the most formidable.
The robustness and range of Gerald Bull's guns were superior to comparable American and Soviet artillery pieces of the time, says Normand Lester.
Since As a child, Gerald Bull dreamed of building cannons.