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"New German 37-mm Stick Bomb" from Tactical and Technical Trends
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GERMAN 37-MM STICK BOMB
An account of this novel development in antitank gun ammunition appeared
in Tactical and Technical
Trends, No. 19, p. 28. A drawing of this hollow-charge
bomb has recently been made available and is here reproduced. Note the
remarkably large air space in the bursting charge. There are two fuzes, one in the nose,
which was described in the previous article, and the second below the base booster.
The object of the base fuze is probably to ensure that the bomb explodes in the
event of the failure of the nose fuze.