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Leader of Assault Unit gets instructions

Unit Leader for assault

CCF Unit Leader getting instructions for assault. Note the canvas carrying pouches for the stick grenades used in assault. The hollow handle of the stick grenade has a ring, pull cord, igniter and a 3-4 second time delay. In action, the wooden top is unscrewed, the ring slipped over a finger, and slinging the grenade pulls the cord activating the igniter. He is carrying a Russian model 7.62mm SKS rifle, which he would carry into the action after trying to confuse and stun the target troops with one or two grenades. Against a resolute defense, assault troops didn't worry too much about the dangers of cigarettes, or a good retirement plan.

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