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An American soldier posing with a grenade, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States, date unknownUnited States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II ā€œpineappleā€ grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.
An American soldier posing with a grenade, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States, date unknownUnited States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II ā€œpineappleā€ grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left.
Winston Churchill being shown various weapons, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 2 of 2Paratrooper of US 101st Airborne Division holding a Nazi German flag captured in a village near Utah Beach, Saint-Marcouf, France, 8 Jun 1944
Winston Churchill being shown various weapons, England, United Kingdom, 15 May 1944, photo 2 of 2Paratrooper of US 101st Airborne Division holding a Nazi German flag captured in a village near Utah Beach, Saint-Marcouf, France, 8 Jun 1944
US Mk 2 fragmentation hand grenade, 1950s
US Mk 2 fragmentation hand grenade, 1950s
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