Title

Mortars

Document Type

Article

Department

Politics and Economics (CGU)

Publication Date

2003

Disciplines

Defense and Security Studies | Military and Veterans Studies | Political Science | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Abstract

Mortars are normally employed when artillery and air strikes are either impractical and/or unavailable. Two families of mortars exist: essentially, early and modern.

Comments

First published in the Encyclopedia of American Military History.

Brief excerpt from content used in lieu of an abstract.

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© 2003 Facts on File, Inc.

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