No. 80 smoke grenade file photo [21998]

No. 80 Grenade

Country of OriginUnited Kingdom
TypeGrenade
Diameter61.000 mm
Length139.700 mm
Weight0.552 kg

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe No. 80 smoke grenades used 11.25 ounces of white phosphorus to generate smoke to shield infantry advances. They were used in all theaters of war.

Source: Ian Hogg, The Encyclopedia of Infantry Weapons of World War II

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Last Major Revision: Sep 2014




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1. Anonymous says:
24 Dec 2017 01:07:08 AM

No 80 wp hand grenade is use for which purpose ?

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