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Illustration from the Official Verdun Weapon Guide

The first of its series, the M15 Stielhandgranate was a perculiar design. Nicknamed the "Potato Masher" it featured a long stick (stiel) with a string coming from the bottom attached to the stick with tape.
– Official Verdun Weapon Guide[1]

The M15 grenade, or Stielhandgranate M1915, is the standard issue German grenade, with its distinctive stick shape. With a fuse time of five seconds,[1] it allows German soldiers to rain death of enemies from a moderate range with minimal risk.


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