grenade, striker, rod, curtain
sheet steel canister with rounded ends and extension tube on bottom, 1/4 cut away to expose interior; threaded hole in top (closed with screw cap) gives access to detonator/striker housing tube containing simulated detonator and striker with creeper spring; threaded filling hole in top (off center) lacks plug; steel rifle rod screws in to base of grenade with canvas curtain attached by wire just below grenade; interior painted red
The first anti-tank grenade and intended for use a point-blank range.
It had a long cloth vane fitted to the base of the cylindical tinned plate body with wire.
Issued in April 1918 and nearly 98,000 had been issued by the end of the War.