The Hand Grenade
Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warfare, and has now found its way into law-enforcement arsenals too. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and an array of revealing photographs of grenades in use and in close-up, this engaging study explores and assesses the origins, development, combat use, and lasting legacy of the formidable military hand grenade.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Gordon Rottman is a dependable quality Osprey author. This Osprey Weapon title is no exception and offers a good introduction to the hand grenade. As always with Rottman, his focus is on WWII as well ... Read full review
The Hand GrenadeUser Review - mayeboy - Overstock.com
Nice overview of grenade history. I was disappointed it did not cover the Nipolite grenade the Germans developed at the end of World War II Read full review