Bomb, Fragmentation, 12.5 kg

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transfer from the U.S. Army, Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Grounds.

Materials

Steel

Dimensions

3-D: 78.7 × 8.9cm (31 × 3 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

Germany

Date

1914-1918

Physical Description

Steel WWI German air-dropped fragmentation bomb. cylindrical cast body with stamped sheet metal fins of the same diamter as the body extending approximately half the length. Painted gray-green.

Type

ARMAMENT-Bombs

Inventory Number

A19900126000

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