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British Napoleonic Artillery 1793-1815 (2)

Siege and Coastal Artillery

British Napoleonic Artillery 1793-1815 (2)( )
Author: Henry, Chris
Illustrator: Delf, Brian
Series title:New Vanguard Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84176-477-1
Publication Date:Feb 2003
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Osprey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Following on from the first volume covering British Napoleonic Artillery, this volume concentrates on the heavy weapons of siege and coastal defences. This book covers the main equipments used; the 24 pounder siege gun and a variety of mortars. Mortars varied from 4- or 5-inch versions up to a13 inch calibre and were considered to be extremely effective because they used an exploding shell to destroy fortifications or personnel. Also covered in detail is the specialist bomb vessel,...
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Book Details
Pages:48
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / Military / Napoleonic Wars
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.21 x 9.68 x 0.1 Inches
Book Weight:0.33 Pounds



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