A Cannon short in Length, Ghana Photo

A Cannon short in Length, Ghana


Short-nose cannon is a mortar: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:French_mortar_diagram_18th_century.jpg


Thanks Ash, I will make the link work, hmm.

Mortar Defined:
A mortar is an indirect fire weapon that fires shells at low velocities, short ranges, and high-arcing ballistic trajectories. It is typically muzzle-loading and has a barrel length less than 15 times its caliber.

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