How NOT to throw a grenade !

Discussion in 'The Lamp and Sandbag II - The Tall Story Strikes B' started by driverRE, Mar 3, 2010.

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  1. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    Fail !
  2. Was posted a couple of weeks ago, still amusing though.
  3. Good idea to have a trench with a tree in front for cover!
  4. Argentine infantry training (next stop MALVINAS!!!)
  5. Lucky it wasn't one of these

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  6. It was lucky but the youtube clip would have been even funnier :twisted:
  7. Coconuts, you cut them in half and you can pretend you are riding a horse.

    Just don't mention the swallows.
  8. Looks like a Mills No36 Mk1

    Chooo wooo sorry got to go the 11 40 from Glasgow is due to pass in a minute :oops:
  9. They make a F***ing big bang though. As I was taking the Photo the Shrapnel was going past my head, not one of my best ideas

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  10. I deny the wah, you wanted me to say "It's a hand grenade".

    And I'm not a spotter, my wife really appreciates my collection of WW1 brass mills bomb base plates. :D :D
  11. On my first trip to the grenade range back in 1976 I was waiting for my turn to throw, with two of Royal Ordnance's finest primed and clutched in my sweaty mitts. From the next bay we could hear the instructor's voice...

    "Prepare to throw....throw!



    Longer pause.


    Pause ....BANG!


  12. It could have been an African Swallow....
  13. Pretty much the same question, but not a wah this time.

    What does the yellow band signify? and Commonwealth