HomeGRENADESEUROPESweden

Övningshandgranat M39

This Swedish practice grenade could easily be mistaken for a German practice grenade. There is only a small difference in the way the head is constructed. Compare the pictures below, left is Swedish, right is German.

Photo © Francesco Zanardi



Photo right shows the practice fuze for the grenade.
This fuze was also used with the Övningshandgranat M/43.


Photo © Jörgen.




Steel head version of the grenade, with original paint.
Markings are "SI 4405"on the head, and "HS 1518" on the wooden stick.
Photos thanks to Tom.