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Home Guard 'Fougasse' Demonstration

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Laying the Drum.
Accession Number KO2449/16

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  The Drum ready, apart from camouflage.
Accession Number KO2449/17

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Preparing the charge.
Accession Number KO2449/18

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Laying the charge in the drainpipe to the rear of the drum.
Accession Number KO2449/19

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Wiring up, joining the 'cortex' flex to main wires.
Accession Number KO2449/20

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Contact, the initial flash.
Accession Number KO2449/21

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  Rolling out towards the dummy tank
Accession Number KO2449/22

Fougasse Anti-Tank demonstration, Littlefell Range, Sunday 13th September 1942.  The effect, another tank roasted.
Accession Number KO2449/23

 

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