|Definitions: Half-Moon (Demilune)
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|Author:||pud [ Sun Dec 31, 2006 9:00 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Definitions: Half-Moon (Demilune)|
This is a crescent-shaped earthwork meant to protect the front of a curtain or of a bastion without flanks. By the time of the War of 1812 these structures were being referred to as a 'Ravelin'.
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