pole charges?

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pole charges?

Post by rick1 » 26 Mar 2003 20:59

anyone have any pics or links of Germans using pole charges.

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Blurry still from a German Engineers movie

Post by Javichu » 27 Mar 2003 21:11

Sorry,not very sharp.But be sure that is a German Soldier and that that "thing" explodes...
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Post by karltrowitz » 30 Mar 2003 13:57

Look for newsreels and stills from the storming of fort Eben Emael in Belgium in May 1940.I have seen film of pole charges being used to take out the gun casemates of this fort.I think it was on the old 1970's "The world at war" series by thames television.

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Post by A-Bomb » 30 Mar 2003 22:11

I have that series on DVD and yes, they do show one in use.

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