17084Re: [WarOf1812] Re: Congreve Rocket Battery
- Feb 1, 2003In a message dated 2/1/2003 8:28:17 AM Central Standard Time,
> .Some may have seen the rockets piece on 'Mail Call'. This was shot a few
> Now for getting something to shoot, I have
> wondered about this myself. You might have to use some
> sort of Special effects/pyrotecnics to do this. See
> the movie "Gettysburg" where they have the lit shells
> flying over the troops.Something like that might be
> possible, particularly for, say, a night bombardment
> simulation a la St. Michaels, Md. in 1813.
years ago in England for a History Channel show call 'Rockets' (surprise
surprise) but the interview with Mark Dennis was not used. The rockets were
constructed by Mike Crawshaw using Pringles crisp (chip) boxes. They all flew
remarkably well, as did the originals when not shaken up by land transport.
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