copyright 2002. poor al.
British No. 69 Cutaway View: SOLD
6X8", Acrylic on Canvas, August 2002.
The No. 69 was used in World War 2, and was an offensive all-ways percussion (impact) triggered grenade. The cap was unscrewed revealing a thin layer of tape, which covered the fuze. The user threw the grenade, the tape peeled away and armed the fuze.
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