|Caption|| ||United States Marine preparing to throw a Mark II “pineapple” grenade on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Note Browning Automatic Rifle at left. ww2dbase|
|Source|| || ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives|
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|Added By|| ||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date|| ||1 Jan 2019|
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