Discord-logo.jpg Join our Discord!
If you have been locked out of your account you can request a password reset here.

Nebelhandgranate 39

From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Nebelhandgranate 39. This is a later production model with grooves added to the handle so that it would not be mistaken for a Model 24 Stielhandgranate in the dark.

TheNebelhandgranate 39 ("fog hand grenade 39") is a smoke-producing version of the Model 24 Stielhandgranate, used by Nazi Germany throughout the Second World War. The weapon is essentially identical to the Model 24 in terms of construction, but instead of an explosive blast warhead, it is fitted with a head containing zinc oxide and hexachloroethane, emitting smoke through holes drilled into the base of the head.

The weapon's close resemblance to the Model 24 led to fears of soldiers accidentally throwing the wrong type of grenade, and so the Nebelhandgranate 39 had completely different markings to the standard Model 24, including a distinctive white band around the middle of the handle. This proved inadequate when the soldier was not able to visually inspect the grenade before throwing (in confined spaces and at night, for example) and so late-war versions like the example image also had a series of ridges and grooves at the base of the handle so that a soldier could tell the two grenades apart by touch.

The Nebelhandgranate 39 and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
Soldier of Orange A Fallschirmjäger 1977
Beyond the Border can be seen in Egil's bunker 2011
Fury German SS troops 2014

Video Games

Game Appears as Notes Date
World War II Online: Battleground Europe 2005
Day of Defeat: Source 2001 - 2012
Darkest Hour: Europe '44-'45 2006
Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 2006
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad 2006
Day of Infamy "Nebelhandgranate" 2016
Post Scriptum 2018
Call of Duty: Vanguard 2021
Enlisted 2021

Do Not Sell My Personal Information