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Mortars

Ian Kuring

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195517842
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191735127
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The mortar is a simple indirect-fire weapon, usually muzzle-loaded that fires bombs at high trajectory. With origins in the 14th

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Subjects: Military History

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