Einstossflammenwerfer 46

The Einstossflammenwerfer 46 was a hand held single shot flamethrower designed in Germany during the second half of World War II and introduced in 1944; it was engineered to be both cheap and easily mass-produced. The disposable weapon fired a half-second burst of flame of up to 27 metres (89 ft).[1] It was issued to the Volkssturm or the Werwolf movement, but also used by the Fallschirmjäger (German paratroopers).[1]

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References

  1. German Airborne Troops 1939-45 (excerpt via Google Books) - Quarrie, Bruce & Chappell, Mike; Osprey Publishing, 1983, Page 22, ISBN 978-0-85045-480-2


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