Thursday, 7 March 2013

The Land Mattress: Canadian Ingenuity Takes Flight

The Land Mattress, a multi-barreled rocket launcher was the brain child of Canadian artillery officer Lt. Col. Eric Harris and perhaps more than any other Canadian weapon of the war demonstrates not just ingenuity but versatility. Necessity is often called the mother of invention and war the crucible of progress, in late 1944 Canadian forces fielded a rocket launcher that demonstrated both these philosophies. Read more on the Flames Of War web site: Link.
Comment: This is an excellent article on a system I had never read about before.


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