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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:01 pm 
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Shown is different equipment of Germany and their allies. Of interest is the variety of grenades. Apparently rifle grenades were as likely to kill the shooter as the enemy - thus the array of rifles loaded to be fired remotely. SW

Notice the officer holds a camera. With the bellows, it could be an Agfa
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This fellow's metal chest plate was for grenade pin pulling. It might also catch a splinter or two.
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This style rifle grenade featured a rod in the barrel. If a regular round was used to fire it instead of a blank, things wouldn't go well, so they were often fired from mounts like this.
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Notice the loaded pack with extra boots.
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Hungarian assault troops. Notice the M.95 Steyr rifles
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German assault troops
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Turks with their odd, visorless helmet.
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Germans in a freshly-dug trench. The officer is lighting a "paddle" grenade. Charges were attached to a wooden handle and detonated by a burning fuse.
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Variety of weapons
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