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Rifle Grenade Cartridges

USMC: Grenades, 1951

USMC: Rifle Grenades, 1951

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 Grenade launcher cartridges

Cartridges used to fire rifle grenades from the .30 caliber M1 rifle and M1 carbine

The M7, similar to a .45 case, was loaded with 20 grains of powder to increase grenade range. It was inserted in the end of the launcher with the paper wad toward the muzzle.

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