Hand Grenade

A hand grenade is any small bomb that can be thrown by hand. A variety of types of hand grenades exist, with explosive grenades designed to detonate after impact or after a set amount of time the most commonly used in modern warfare.

Grenadiers were originally soldiers who specialized in throwing grenades.

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