A schematic of components.
|Place of origin|
|Wars||World War II|
|Mass||230 g (8 oz)|
|Length||140 mm (5.7 in)|
|Maximum firing range||460 m (500 yd)|
|Warhead weight||200 g (7 oz)|
The Propaganda-Gewehrgranate was launched from a Gewehrgranatengerät or Schiessbecher ("shooting cup") on a standard service rifle by a blank cartridge and consisted of a cylindrical steel body with a rifled driving band, and a removable nose cap. The coiled leaflets were held loosely by two steel packing covers inside the projectile's case. On firing, the flash from the blank cartridge ignites a time fuze and after approximately 9 seconds the ejecting charge at the base of the grenade explodes, driving the ejecting platform and packing covers forward unseating the nose cap and scattering the leaflets. Maximum range was 460 m (500 yd).
- unknown (1 August 1945). Catalog Of Enemy Ordnance Material. www.paperlessarchives.com/FreeTitles/CatalogOfEnemyOrdnanceMateriel.pdf: Office of the chief of ordnance. p. 318.