So, I was exchanging email with the Heartless Libertarian, and the
topic of CNN's absurd claim (that the .50 round was the size of a small
artillery shell) came up. It seems that the smallest artillery
shell in use in the military is a 105mm howitzer round. (That's
big, folks). Unfortunately, to really make it work, I need a
picture of a .50 round next to a 105mm artillery shell.
So... anyone got one?
UPDATE: David Codrea provides these two pictures. Not quite to scale, but they give the right impression: