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Which country or countries primarily used grenades?
No country uses grenades as their primary arm - rifles are the primary armament of any military. ...
What is the purpose of grenades?
There are three kinds of grenades. Antipersonnel grenades are used against people. There are fragmentation grenades, which break up when they explode and scatter, at high speeds, pieces of metal which injure or kill whoever you used the grenade against. There are also distraction grenades which create a loud noise and bright flash of light to stun the target...while they're stunned, you can rush in and take them into custody. (SWAT teams love distraction grenades.) Smoke grenades produce thick clouds of smoke. There...
Asked in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
When were grenades first used in modern warfare?
There were many types of grenades throughout modern warfare history such as stick grenades, impact, timed, stun etc. The first type grenade goes back over 1000 years in China, it was a simple container, with a fuse, which was filled with gun powder. This would be one of the first prototype to the modern day grenade. ...
Where was the first hand grenade invneted?
The Byzantine Empire used fire bombs vaguely similar to grenades as early as the late 700's AD. The first exploding grenades that were similar to modern ones were invented in China in the 900's. ...
Was grenades used in the battle of Gettysburg?
Not really. The current hand grenade had not been invented. There WERE "grenades" of a sort- large metal balls filled with gunpowder, with a burning fuse- but they were rarely used. ...
Asked in US Civil War
Did they use bazookas in the civil war?
No, nothing of that sort was even invented, im pretty sure there wasnt even grenades. He's correct they didn't have bazookas in the War Between The States but they did have grenades. The North used Ketchum Grenades and the South used a couple of different designs. ...
What grenades were used in WW1?
lots of grenades. for a complete insight go to this address : http://www.firstworldwar.com/weaponry/grenades.htm and another very usefull sight: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.UK/FWWgrenade.htm- bibleography- the first grenade used by the british army was the mark 1. in 1915 the most popular grenade was the Mills bomb. ...