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Gotta love the women grenade assembly!
Grenade used by British Infantry to "clean out" enemy trenches.
~Peace~

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Actually they were not armed by striking the top with the hand as described. You can see the safety lever in the article.
  2. Chrisnp Chrisnp, 2 years ago
    I think you are right, Blunder. There were earlier grenades that required striking, and I think the author applied the old information to the then new 1915 #5 Mills bomb, which had the now familiar pull-the-pin-and-throw method.

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