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.Antipersonnel HE/fragmentation hand grenades have changed little in the last 20 a30 years. ... Development will no doubt continue on the relatively new stun grenades, and efforts are under way to make smoke grenades less toxic and burn inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Hand Grenade|
|Author||:||Gordon L. Rottman, Johnny Shumate|
|Publisher||:||Osprey Publishing - 2015-02-20|