Hand Grenade Mark I world war one 1 British army issue

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A hand grenade is any small bomb that can be thrown by hand. A variety of types of hand grenades exists, the most common being explosive grenades designed to detonate after impact or after a set amount of time. Grenadiers were originally soldiers who specialized in throwing grenades.