German Blendkörper 2H/24 Smoke Grenade

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgInteresting bit of kit, this is a smoke grenade, made from glass with an internal and an external container. The outside container holds titanium tetrachloride. The inner container hold water combined with calcium chloride. The thinking is that the CaCl lowered the freezing point of the water allowing the grenade to function in sub-zero temperatures.

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