Some articles on bronze guns, guns, gun, bronze:
... The heavy armament was a mix of older-type wrought iron and cast bronze guns, which differed considerably in size, range and design ... The large iron guns were made up of staves or bars welded into cylinders and then reinforced by shrinking iron hoops and breech loaded, from the back, and equipped with simpler gun-carriag ... The bronze guns were cast in one piece and rested on four-wheel carriages which were essentially the same as those used until the 19th century ...
... pieces captured by Forrest One 3-inch (76 mm) steel gun, rifled Three 6-pounder James bronze guns, rifled Two 3.8-inch (97 mm) James bronze guns, rifled Five 6-pounder bronze guns Two 12-pounder bronze ...
Famous quotes containing the words guns and/or bronze:
“At the ramparts on the cliff near the old Parliament House I counted twenty-four thirty-two-pounders in a row, pointed over the harbor, with their balls piled pyramid-wise between them,there are said to be in all about one hundred and eighty guns mounted at Quebec,all which were faithfully kept dusted by officials, in accordance with the motto, In time of peace prepare for war; but I saw no preparations for peace: she was plainly an uninvited guest.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“What will our children remember of us, ten, fifteen years from now? The mobile we bought or didnt buy? Or the tone in our voices, the look in our eyes, the enthusiasm for lifeand for themthat we felt? They, and we, will remember the spirit of things, not the letter. Those memories will go so deep that no one could measure it, capture it, bronze it, or put it in a scrapbook.”
—Sonia Taitz (20th century)