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White Phosphorous grenade

The No.80 WP consisted of a tinned metal can filled with WP.
The top was threaded and held "striker mechanism No.2" on a zinc adapter.
A detonator-set had to be inserted by the user.

Length : 140mm
Diameter : 61mm
Weight : 553gram
Filling : 369gram WP
Delay : 4 seconds

Photos © Gary.





No.80 Drill grenade

The photo on the right shows the Drill version of the No.80 WP Mk1.
It was fully inert and for instructional use only.

Photo ©
Dave Sampson.