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Wehrmacht ' Granaten ' wooden storage box

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    I wondered if I can get some more info on the use of this carrying box . Thx in advance.
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    The box looks like it was for Rifle grenades

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    More specifically, a box for 20 Grosse Gewehr Panzergranaten or large rifle anti-tank grenades. The grenades were fired from a 3 cm discharger (Shiessbecher) attached to a rifle. They had a fuze and booster with a range of 100 yards. Photo shows one in use and a schematic. NH

    P.S. Credit to Lonesentry.com for schematic.
    Last edited by Neil Hever; 12-20-2014 at 03:05 AM.

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    nice find.

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    Nice one Rob.

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    I didn't know of these grenades to use against tanks ! Wonder how good they were. I guess the fausts and shrecks took over as these prob only worked against soft skin or thin armour? Thanks to above for I D ing the box by the way !

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    Against tanks these grenades were useless but against light armour, MG positions etc pretty good.

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