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Bangalore torpedo

M. R. D. Foot

in The Oxford Companion to World War II

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198604464
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727603
Bangalore torpedo

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a light steel tube, 38 mm. (1.5 in.) in diameter, filled with explosives, which was used for breaching wire obstacles and

Reference Entry.  39 words. 

Subjects: Second World War

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