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No. 68 anti-tank grenade file photo [26925]

No. 68 Grenade

Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
TypeGrenade
Diameter63.500 mm
Weight0.894 kg

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe Grenade, Rifle No. 68 /AT was a British anti-tank rifle grenade. They entered service in 1940 and remained in service until 1945. They were armed by removing a pin located at the tail of each weapon, which in turn would detonate the 156 grams of Lyddite, Pentolite, or RDX/Beeswax explosives each upon impact.

Source: Wikipedia ww2dbase

Photographs

British Home Guard personnel demonstrating the use of an EY rifle with a No. 68 AT grenade, Dorking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1942




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British Home Guard personnel demonstrating the use of an EY rifle with a No. 68 AT grenade, Dorking, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, 3 Aug 1942


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