4th Panzer Division on the Eastern Front: 1941-1943 v. 1 by Robert Michulec


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Movies often depict a soldier pulling an arming pin with his teeth so his weapon would remain in his hand. Unless the cotter pin was completely straightened, this could damage teeth. It was done, but not often. Rather than a ring, Italian grenades had a rubber tab that could be pulled with the teeth. During World War II most grenades made a faint “pop” sound when the arming lever was released, and they may have released sparks or a faint stream of smoke. This might have alerted the enemy to incoming grenades, enabling them to avoid them or throw them back.

Grenade fuse, modernized”) was used in the F-1, RG-42, and RGD-5. 2 seconds. In 1983, an American “action adventure” magazine published an article stating the UZRGM was provided with varied time delays ranging from 0 to 13 seconds at 1-second intervals. This misbegotten theory was based on a small stamped number on the fuse body concealed inside the grenade when inserted. This is not true. 2-second standard delay for one thing, nor is there an external warning identification of “short” or “long” delays when inserted in grenades.

From World War II to the 1970s the US Army included a dummy grenade throw for range and accuracy in the Army Physical Fitness Test. The Soviets likewise included a grenade throw in their combat physical fitness course. The reality is that most soldiers perfect their grenade skills in combat while experiencing a wide range of conditions, especially with respect to unusual and awkward throwing positions. They also learn the actual effects of grenades and just how dangerous they can be to friendly troops.

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