A Finnish soldier with a Molotov cocktail in the 1939–40 Winter War

A Finnish soldier with a Molotov cocktail, also known as the petrol bomb. The Finns made good use of these improvised incendiary devices against Soviet armour. Suomi (Finland), (During Winter War)

The original design of the Molotov cocktail produced by the Finnish alcohol monopoly Alko during the Winter War of 1939–40. The bottle has storm matches instead of a rag for a fuse.

The original design of the Molotov cocktail produced by the Finnish alcohol monopoly Alko during the Winter War of The bottle has storm matches instead of a rag for a fuse.

A Soviet RRAB-3 "Molotov bread basket"  from which bombs were spread.

TIL The Soviets Dropped Cluster Bombs on Finland but Claimed they Were Humanitarian Food Drops. As a Result, The Finns Coined the Term "Molotov Bread Basket" to Describe These Bombs and then the Term "Molotov Cocktail" as "A Drink To Go With The Food"

A blackjack (American English), or cosh (British English), is a small, easily concealed club consisting of a leather-wrapped lead weight attached to the end of a leather-wrapped coil spring or rigid shaft, with a lanyard or strap on the end opposite the weight. "Blackjack" is also American English slang referring to an improvised weapon composed of a heavy object placed inside a sock. The same improvised weapon is referred to in British English slang as a "slungshot" or "cosh." The word…

A blackjack (American English), or cosh (British English), is a small, easily concealed club consisting of a leather-wrapped lead weight attached to the end of a leather-wrapped coil spring or rigid shaft, with a lanyard or strap on the end opposite the weight. "Blackjack" is also American English slang referring to an improvised weapon composed of a heavy object placed inside a sock. The same improvised weapon is referred to in British English slang as a "slungshot" or "cosh." The word…

Early 20th century police truncheos; also called baton, cosh, stick, billystick, billy club, nightstick.

Edinburgh police truncheons - Baton (law enforcement) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On 13, 14 and 15 August 1695 French troops carried out the first artillery bombardment on a civil population in modern history. This event, known as the Bombardment of Brussels, caused the destruction of a third of the buildings in Brussels.

On 14 and 15 August 1695 French troops carried out the first artillery bombardment on a civil population in modern history. This event, known as the Bombardment of Brussels, caused the destruction of a third of the buildings in Brussels.

Field shell gun "Canon-obusier de campagne de 12 modèle 1853 Le Hangest". Bronze, founded in Strasbourg in the mid-1850s. Caliber: 121 mm. Length: 1.91 m. Weight: 626 kg (with carriage: 1200 kg). Metal ball or explosive shell 4.1 kg.

Bronze, founded in Strasbourg in the Caliber: 121 mm. Weight: 626 kg (with carriage: 1200 kg). Metal ball or explosive shell kg.

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