Category Archives: German Hand Grenades

German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Six – The M1915 & M1917 Stielhandgranaten

A seriously scorched M1917 model German Stielhandgranate.

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Five – The Eierhandgranate Model 1917 ‘Na’

The fighting on the Somme in the latter half of 1916 had shown the Germans the need for a smaller, less cumbersome grenade than the heavy Kugels or unwieldy Steilhandgranates (stick grenades).

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Four – The Kugelhandgranate Model 1915 ‘Na’

So here’s the grenade that replaced the Model 1913.

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Three – The Kugelhandgranate Model 1913 ‘Aa’

Based on the fact that I know that (at least) one of you lot (yes, you!) seemed to enjoy the recent posts on German stick grenades, I’ve decided not to stop there.  So we now have a ‘German Hand Grenades … Continue reading

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War – Part Two Update

Those of you who found the two recent posts on the subject of German stick grendes of interest might like to know that the most recent post has had some stuff added at the end that you might like to … Continue reading

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part Two – The Stielhandgranate M1917 Part Two

Two more M1917 Stielhandgranate handles, and this post we shall take a closer look at the workings at the base of the stick.

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German Hand Grenades of the Great War Part One – The Stielhandgranate M1917 Part One

It sometimes amazes me what you can still find, even now, for just a few quid.

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