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HANDBOOK OF ENEMY AMMUNITION PAMPHLET NUMBER 6
Author: War Office 17 th March 1943

SKU :- MBN13875

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Naval Military Press 2004 Paperback 48 pages ills.

HANDBOOK OF ENEMY AMMUNITION PAMPHLET NUMBER 6

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These handbooks were issued to all field units in contact with the enemy in Europe and Africa and were intended for use by all personnel to help them recognise enemy ammunition. Specialist personnel were then trained to handle and disarm/destroy the ammunition so found. Each pamphlet covers a number of items and this issue covers German grenades and gun howitzer and mortar ammunition. It also includes Japanese grenades mortar ammunition and HE shell. Among the German grenades are the egg grenade and rifle grenades. The 8cm mortar bomb is described in detail as are various gun shells including shell for the captured Russian 7.62cm guns. There are also details of 8.8cm and 10.5cm shell and a section on ammunition markings and nomenclature. The Japanese section describes the HE hand grenade and 50mm mortar bombs plus 70mm and 75mm HE shell. Illustrated with line drawings throughout.

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Author War Office 17 th March 1943
Publisher Naval Military Press
ISBN 9781843428619
Date of Publication 2004
Edition Reprint of 1943 Original Edition
Binding Paperback
Book Size N/A
Number of pages 48
Images ills
Language English Text
SKU MBN13875

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