Fighting Trunnion Hole

Fighting Trunnion Hole.

Fighting trunnion hole, on French, Spanish and British field guns, the actual trunnion hole a in the gun carriage, as opposed to the traveling trunnion hole b in which the gun barrel rests during the march.

Source: Rumpf, H. F.: Allgemeine Real-Encyclopädie der gesammten Kriegskunst (Berl. 1827)

Military Glossary