[Ads-l] Painting of a hand holding a grenade …

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 31 20:05:28 EDT 2017


Showing the pin, its pull-ring, and its priming-handle:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/419626011718853/

A schematic of the firing mechanism:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenade#/media/File:Schema_Grenade-en.svg

A close-up of the firing mechanism:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grenade#/media/File:M61_cropped.jpg

IMO, the Marine is correct. Once the pin has been pulled, there’s no
putting it back in.

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-Wilson
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All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
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