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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2019 8:45 p.m. PST

"The fact that Italy is no longer an active belligerent on the side of the Axis does not eliminate the possibility that much Italian equipment seized by the Nazis will not be used by the latter against us. Therefore, the desirability of continuing to report information regarding Italian weapons and equipment.

The Italian L type grenade was designed for use against vehicles and tanks. It consists of a metal casing with a wooden throwing handle. On the upper part of the casing there is a tab (a) (see sketch) for removing the safety pin, and a small metal strip (b) protruding from the base of the handle. This strip is a second safety precaution. The metal strip (b) is held in position by the wire (d) on the side of the handle. This wire is held in position by a piece of wired tape secured by a pin (c)…."

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