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French 75mm shell ID

Article about: Hello, Id be grateful if anyone can confirm which type of 75mm shell is pictured below, if its the incendiary/flare type or something else? Thanks Tony

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    Hello,

    Id be grateful if anyone can confirm which type of 75mm shell is pictured below, if its the incendiary/flare type or something else?

    Thanks
    Tony
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    Hi it has a beehive fuse that was used mainly with shrapnel and HE projectiles

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    Thanks for the reply.

    The fuze is an addition I made as I recently saw what was described as 75mm flare shell in a museum with a beehive fuze however, I've no idea how accurate the description was and can't find confirmation online.

    A pic of the beehive if anyone's interested.
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