Category Archives: Weaponry & Relics

Mystery Item #1

What, pray tell, might these be? 

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Austro-Hungarian Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Fourteen – The Lakos Hand Grenade Part Two

At the start of last year I showed you three examples of what are known as Lakos hand grenades, and here are three more examples of Captain Róbert Lakos’ inventions.

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Austro-Hungarian Mess Tin Lid Relics

Two Austro-Hungarian Great War mess tin lids, found in Italy, six quid the pair including postage, a few years back. 

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Rifles, Cycles & Sisters

A bunch of Great War rifles from four of the warring nations.  As usual, click to enlarge.

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A Tour of Langemark Postscript

As a postscript to our Tour of Langemark, this is a German grave marker that I acquired only last year.

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Austro-Hungarian Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Thirteen – The Universal Grenade

We’ve seen some pretty basic hand grenades (in particular the Lakos grenades) in the past few months, so let’s take a look at something more complex, whilst bearing in mind that the more complicated the device, the more to go … Continue reading

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Austro-Hungarian Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Twelve – The Schwere Hand Grenade Part Five

In Part Four of this introduction to Austro-Hungarian hand grenades I showed you a small Schwere hand grenade, very similar to this example. 

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