Rifled Heavy Minenwerfer Mortar
An illustration showing the German minenwerfer, or mine launcher, class for short range mortars. The mortar weighs around 1693 pounds, and has a rifle length of 4.54 calibers.
KeywordsCannon, cannons, canon, Mortar Canon, Mortar Cannon, canons, Ground Mounted Steel Mortar, Medium Trench Mortar, Rifled Heavy Trench Mortar, Heavy Minenwerfer Mortar
Encyclopaedia Britannica (12th ed., vol. 32) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1922)