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WW1 18 POUND SHRAPNEL ROUND

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WW1 18 POUND SHRAPNEL ROUND

Shrapnel shell with timed fuze unmarked. Designed to explode in the air above infantry, the charge inside, after the fuze timed out, was detonated at the base of the projectile, pushing the contents (Iron Balls) out at a high velocity and blowing off the fuze, as the projectile is now upside down (falling from the sky) these are projected toward the enemy.

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