The ORIGINAL gathering place for a merry band of Three Percenters. (As denounced by Bill Clinton on CNN!)
The Mills grenade also found another use in WW2. Thanks to the ingenuity of a manufacturer of construction/mining/paving equipment and an eclectic group known as the "Wheezers and Dodgers" a simple air or steam powered mortar used the mills grenade as a stop-gap anti-aircraft weapon for costal craft. It had the peculiar property - when bursting in air - of creating a large dark cloud, perhaps leading attacking aircraft into thinking the target was better armed. This was but one of a long list of weapons and devices attributable to the " Department of Miscellaneousl Weapons Developement" . And, prayers for your health, Mike !
The Holman Projector. Interesting reading.
Turns out that, if you want to to the casing to break along the notches, they have to be on the inside facing the explosive.
Post a Comment