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Manual of Grenades and New Grenade Chart

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Manual of Grenades and New Grenade Chart
  • compiled by Maj. J. I. Cowan
    • Bernards (Publishers) Ltd., London, circa 1943
      • No. 23 in their Technical Books series
        • 52 pages
        • 35 drawings
  • Free PDF download
A small booklet produced during the war to familiarize British and American troops with the various British, American and German grenades.

 

A surprising amount of information packed into a small booklet, including a number of drawings showing many of the grenades, including exploded and sectional views.

 

Contents
  • Author's Note

  • Grenade Summary Chart

  • Classification of Grenades

    • Instructional Grenades

    • Grenades for Drill Purpose

    • Practice Grande

    • Live Grenades

  • No. 36 Mills Grenade

    • General

    • Stripping the Grenade

    • Assembly

    • Mechanism

    • Igniter Set

    • To Prime the Grenade

    • Correct Methods of Throwing Grenade

  • Use of Cup Discharger

    • Description of Discharger No. 1

    • How to Attach the Discharger

    • How to Detach the Discharger

    • Cleaning the Discharger

    • How to Load the No. 36 Grenade

    • How to Use the Discharger for No. 36 Grenade

    • No. II Discharger, Mark I

    • Details of the No. II Discharger, Mark I

    • How to Fire a No. 36 Grenade from a No. II Discharger

  • No. 68 Grenade

    • Description of Grenade

    • Details and Mechanical Action

    • Mark I No. 68 Grenade Sight

    • To Load and Fire

    • Using the Grenade

    • Warning

  • The No. 69 Grenade

    • Mechanical Details of the "69" Grenade

    • Warning

    • Safety Details

    • Instructions for Priming

    • Instruction for Throwing

  • The No. 73 Anti-tank Grenade

    • Safety

    • Details

    • Priming

    • Mechanism of Fuse

    • Method of Using and Throwing the Grenade

    • Notes

  • The No. 74 S.T. Grenade (Sticky Bomb)

    • Details of Grenade

    • How to Prime the Grenade

    • Warning

    • Mechanism Details

    • How to Use the Grenade

  • The S.I.P. Grenade (Self-Igniting Phosphorous)

  • "75" and "75A" Grenade (Hawkins' Grenade or Grenade Mine)

    • Details

    • Mechanical Details

    • Priming the Hawkins' Grenade

    • Throwing the Grenade

  • The No. 77 Smoke Grenade

  • "Blinds" (unexploded Grenades)

    • Fuses

    • Primer

    • Detonator

    • How to Assemble a Demolition Set

    • How to Use the Demolition Set

  • German Grenades

    • The "Egg" Grenade

      • How to Use the Grenade

      • Priming the Grenade

      • Recognition of Grenade

    • The Model 24 Stick Hand Grenade

      • Priming the No. 24 Grenade

    • The Mark PH. 39 Stick Hand Grenade

    • The German Hand Smoke Grenade

  • American Grenades

    • Pattern Mark III Hand Grenade

    • The Mark II Phosphorous Hand Grenade

    • The Mark V Gas Grenade (Non-Lethal Tear Gas)

    • The Incendiary Hand Grenade

    • The Rifle Grenade

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