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Artillery through the ages

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Excerpt: ... from breech to taper 39 49 40 49 Thickness at vent 16 25 18 25 Thickness at muzzle 8 12-1/2 9 12-1/2 The heaviest of Muller's garrison guns averaged some 172 pounds of iron for every pound of the shot, while a ship gun weighed only 146, less than half the iron that went into the sixteenth century cannon. And for a seafaring nation such as England, these were important things. Perhaps the opposite table will give a fair idea of the changes in English ordnance during the eighteenth century. It is based upon John ...

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Artillery Through the Ages
2008, Wildside Press, Holicog

ISBN-13: 9781434478122

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Artillery Through the Ages
2008, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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Artillery Through the Ages
2008, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781434697851

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