Grenade Launchers Used from the 1500s Through the Early 1800s | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Grenade Launchers Used from the 1500s Through the Early 1800s

The hand mortar is an early example of a grenade launcher used in the late 17th century and 18th century. Designed to throw an exploding grenade a further distance, and with more accuracy than could be done by hand, the hand mortar has a wide barrel, typically of bronze, mounted on a musket stock.

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