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Molotov Cocktail


Fire Bomb (1939)


Infantry Small Arms / The Warfighter

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The premise born during the fighting of the Spanish Civil War, the Molotov Cocktail came into its own under the Finns against the Soviets in World War 2.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 05/14/2019 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com

Specifications



Service Year
1939

Origin
Finland national flag graphic
Finland

Classification


Fire Bomb


Various - Local
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Fire Support
Capable of suppressing enemy elements at range through direct or in-direct fire.
Special Purpose
Special purpose weapon for a specially defined battlefield role.


Action


Not Applicable.

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Caliber(s)*


Not Applicable.

Rounds / Feed


Single-Use
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.


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