Grenade: British and Commonwealth Hand and Rifle Grenades
By Rick Landers
Hardback with 294 pages.
This book is an account of all grenades in British service from 1900 to 1970. The massive research and presentation of facts will ensure the book’s supremacy as the authority on the subject for a long time to come. The book has chapters on introductory history, fillings, improvised and experimental types, the Mills type, grenades mark 1 to mark 95, L series, Australian products, Canadian products, launching cartridges, fuses, projectors, carrying equipment and accounts of some Australian VC’s won with the help of grenades. The many illustrations and tabulated characteristics of the various models make this the ideal identifier, as well as providing historical background essential to appreciating the military heritage.