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US smoke red grenade from ww2?

Article about: Can you guys tell what period this US red smoke grenade is from ,was told it was from ww2 but not sure on that.

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    Can you guys tell what period this US red smoke grenade is from ,was told it was from ww2 but not sure on that.
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    Viet Nam era smoke grenade still used today...BILL
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Thank you bill for the fast responce.

    Chris

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    What about thoses items.
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    Bill is correct.............!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Ah. Peanut butter. That, canned jelly and crackers was eatin high on the hog back then.

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    Quote by SteveR View Post
    Ah. Peanut butter. That, canned jelly and crackers was eatin high on the hog back then.
    Hi Steve is that one ww2?

    Chris

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    Hey Chris,

    I ate those but looks like 58 to 80 then they went to edible food.

    Good fun ... enjoy,
    Rudy
    "It's not getting any smarter out there. You have to come to terms with stupidity & make it work for you."
    Frank Zappa

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    Again Viet-Nam era... Peanut butter from a c-ration box, and FSN Federal Stock Number foot powder Viet-Nam era .....BILL
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Easy way to tell about the peanut butter at least- there's a postal ZIP code for the manufacturer printed on the can- that system only came into being in the early 1960s.
    Ohhhhh- pillage then burn...

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