In this video we’ll use some brilliant newsreel footage from New Zealand to examine how the Mills Bomb (or No.36 Grenade) was manufactured during the war. We also take a look at the design and history of the No.36 which served for over 50 years.
Disclaimer: This video doesn’t give any instruction on how to actually make a Mills Bomb.
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