satchel charge


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satchel charge

[′sach·əl ‚chärj]
(ordnance)
A number of blocks of explosive taped to a board fitted with a rope or wire loop for carrying and attaching.
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To attack a concrete bunker, you carried a satchel charge.
through college carrying a satchel charge toward a German bunker to
Surviving that, Penn was again bushwhacked by a Chinese soldier, but the corpsman "beat him unconscious with a rocky While placing a wounded Marine in the COR an enemy soldier tossed a satchel charge in it.
The underlying attitude is common to war: We are the ones who suffer; the other guy, when he is blown away by a satchel charge placed on a booby-trapped truck, gets what he deserves.
Throw grenades and satchel charges, while posing as civilians.
Pouring from the ravine through the hole in the perimeter fence were at least a hundred heavily-armed NVA regulars, many carrying satchel charges.
From satchel charges to line charges to "ear muff" charges for concrete blocks, the dismounts must be able to assess, prepare, and execute numerous demolition tasks.
M15 and M19 blast mines and M21 shaped-charge mines; as well as 1-, 10-, and 15-pound satchel charges.