Bomb, Mortar, Fragmentation

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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: 31.8 × 8.2 × 8cm (12 1/2 × 3 1/4 × 3 1/8 in.)

Country of Origin

Germany

Date

1914-1918

Physical Description

Steel WWI German mortar fragmentation bomb. Cast segmented body with fuse housing at fron and cylindrical body extending to the rear with riveted sheet metal fins attached. Painted gray-green.

Type

ARMAMENT-Bombs

Inventory Number

A19900131000

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