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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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