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By Gordon L. Rottman

The Hand Grenade is the dramatic tale, protecting its origins, improvement, use - on the earth Wars and into the current day - and lasting effect on close-quarter wrestle and infantry tactics.

Allowing the consumer to inflict harm on his opponent inside of throwing variety with out leaving disguise, the moveable, lethally effective hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of recent conflict, and has now came across its approach into law-enforcement arsenals too. during this attractive learn the origins, improvement, wrestle use and lasting legacy of the army hand grenade are explored and assessed, followed by way of in particular commissioned full-color art and an array of showing photos of grenades in use and in close-up.

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