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A black and white mechanical drawing of a World War One French grenade with all parts labeled. In 1918, the New York Times wrote:

"The "pine-apple grenade", or as the French are wont to call it, the "citron" grenade (lemon) is charged with a powerful explosion called shedite, which when exploded on open ground is said to cause injuries at 250 yards. Primed with a sensitive detonator, the grenade is caused to explode when it strikes the ground. Very often the grenade is not thrown far enough, so the that the explosion is likely to cause casualties among one's own troops. Apart from these disadvantages, the grenade is an excellent weapon for hand to hand fighting.

Click here to read about the British shrapnel grenades of W.W. I.
Click here to learn about German grenades of W.W. I. "

     


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A Diagram of a French WW I Grenade (New York Times, 1918)

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