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German Hand & Rifle Grenades
Bulletin No. 59, March 7, 1944
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Flare Pistol


Overall length       10 inches.
Length of barrel       6 inches.
Total weight       1-1/2 lbs.
Range       100 yards.


This is the standard Walther signal pistol for which two H.E. grenades (the Wurfkörper 361 and the Wurfgranate 326) have been developed.

[Walther Flare Pistol (Leuchtpistole) ]


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