A Cannon short in Length, Ghana Photo

A Cannon short in Length, Ghana

ash

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


Gadget

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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortar_(weapon)


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