Category Archives: Weaponry & Relics

Austro-Hungarian Hand Grenades of the Great War – The Rohr Stielhandgranate

A few years back I showed you this, the head of an Austrian Rohr Stielhandgranate. 

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The Rifle Grenade Part Three (or German Grenades of the Great War Part Eight) – The Karabingranate M17

The Germans’ response to the French Viven-Bessière grenade we looked at last time was the Karabingranate M17, introduced in 1917. 

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The Rifle Grenade Part Two (or French Grenades of the Great War Part Four) – The Viven-Bessière Grenade

Here’s a neat, but deadly, little thing. 

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The Rifle Grenade Part One (or Italian Grenades of the Great War Part Six) – The Benaglia Rifle Grenade

I am not a serious collector of rifle grenades, but bearing in mind the recent post on Grenade Throwers & Launchers, a couple of basic posts on rifle grenades might not go amiss, illustrated by a few examples that I … Continue reading

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British Hand Grenades of the Great War – The Mills Bomb

It would be remiss of me not to include the ubiquitous Mills Bomb in this series of posts about Great War hand grenades, although I am not a collector of British grenades per se, and wouldn’t pretend to know as … Continue reading

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Mystery Item No. 3 – The Answer & Other Miscellanea

For those of you still wondering – well done to Andrew and in particular Walter – exactly what this little bottle is, let’s not string it out.  Here’s the answer. 

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Mystery Item No. 3

What might this be, and what was it used for? 

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