Weapons and Explosives fact sheet

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The Weapons and Explosives Fact sheet shows information about some of the fighting equipment used by the Auxiliary Units. (Version 1.0 2013)


Auxiliary Units were given high priority in the provision of patrol weapons and explosive devices such as the Thompson submachine gun and the PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti Tank). They were also the first units to be issued with sticky bombs and phosphorous hand-grenades.