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1939 French Mortar

While headed down to Texas for pig earlier this year, I ran across an exact copy of the French Mortar we have in the armory. The owner didn’t know much more about it than we do ours. They seem to be quite uncommon in the US.   If you want to see pics of our French Knee Mortar, CLICK HERE. …

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Cannons!

When you walk into my living room, you’re greeted by either a muzzleloading mountain Howitzer or a field cannon, depending on what mood I’m in. I purchased my first cannon instead of a sports car as a mid-life crisis when a little spare money came my way. The Howitzer tube (tube is what you call a cannon barrel) is bored …