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Artillery Through the Ages

A Short Illustrated History of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America

by Albert Manucy

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Published by National Park Service .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • History / Military / Weapons,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10108016M
    ISBN 100160034051
    ISBN 109780160034053

    ty, carriages were still cumbrous. To move a heavy English cannon, even over good ground, it took 23 horses; a culverin needed nine beasts. Ammunition--mainly cast-iron round shot, the bomb (an iron shell filled with gunpowder), canister (a can filled with small projectiles), and grape shot (a cluster of iron balls)--was carried the primitive way, in wheelbarrows and carts or on a . Artillery Through the Ages summary: Artillery Through the Ages summary is updating. Come visit sometime to read the latest chapter of Artillery Through the Ages. If you have any question about this novel, Please don't hesitate to contact us or translate team. Hope you enjoy it.

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These guns were flat trajectory weapons, with a point-blank range of about yards. They were effective—that is, fairly accurate—up to about half a. Artillery Through the Ages: A Short Illustrated History of the Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America Text alternates between very light to extremely dark throughout book.

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GUNPOWDER (continued) PRIMERS. When the powder bag came into use, the gunner had to prick the bag open so the priming fire from the vent could reach the charge. The operation was accomplished simply enough by plunging the gunner's pick into the. In artillery, where trajectory is equally important, there are three main types of cannon: (1) the flat trajectory gun, throwing shot at the target in relatively level flight; (2) the high trajectory mortar, whose shell will clear high obstacles and descend upon.

In the eighteenth century, calibers ran from the 3- to the pounder, mounted on comparatively light, two-wheeled carriages. In addition, there was the /2-pounder (and sometimes the light 3- or 6-pounder) on a "gallopers' carriage—a vehicle with its trail shaped into shafts for the horse.ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGES A Short Illustrated History of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America.

THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CANNON (continued) MORTARS. From earliest times the usefulness of the mortar as an arm of the artillery has been clearly recognized. Up until the 's the weapon was usually made of bronze, and many mortars had a fixed.Still, some necessary changes were slow in coming.

French artillery officers did not receive military rank untiland in some countries drivers were still civilians in the 's. InBritain had organized artillery into two permanent companies, comprising the Royal Regiment of Artillery.