Title

Grenades

Document Type

Article

Department

Politics and Economics (CGU)

Publication Date

2003

Disciplines

Defense and Security Studies | Military and Veterans Studies | Political Science | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Abstract

Grenades have been in existence since the 15th century and are generally used in tandem with infantry small arms for siege (trench) and urban warfare. These devices also provide the basis for numerous forms of booby traps used in both conventional and unconventional warfare.

Comments

First published in the Encyclopedia of American Military History.

Brief excerpt from content used in lieu of an abstract.

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