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Good Question: Did Flamethrowers From WW2 Explode When Shot?

Discussion in 'Allied Weapons Used thru out WWII' started by PzJgr, May 17, 2019.

  1. lwd

    lwd Ace

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    Odd thing about -40 it doesn't matter whether or not you are using F or C...
    We don't get weather quite that cold but if it's going to be below zero I try to gas up before it hits. Definitely want to have gloves in the car at that point.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member Patron   WW2|ORG Editor

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    The propellent gas for US flamethrowers was nitrogen.
     
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    Awesomebongle New Member

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    , here is a link to Charlie Hobson (flamethrower expert) interview on the m2-2 flamethrower, and at 6:40 he answers the question "does a flamethrower explode when shot", which in reality is pretty much impossible unless perfect conditions
     
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    Obviously not in Europe. I have never seen a notice warning of the hazard of static electricity getting into or out of cars. When we the last time a cellphone (other than the faulty battery on the samsung) caused a fire?
     

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