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Pyrotechnics - Abergavenny Fireworks Display, American Pyrotechnics Association, Bang Snaps, Black Match, Blue Light (Pyrotechnic Sig (Paperback) Loot Price: R528
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Pyrotechnics - Abergavenny Fireworks Display, American Pyrotechnics Association, Bang Snaps, Black Match, Blue Light...

Pyrotechnics - Abergavenny Fireworks Display, American Pyrotechnics Association, Bang Snaps, Black Match, Blue Light (Pyrotechnic Sig (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 54. Chapters: Abergavenny fireworks display, American Pyrotechnics Association, Bang snaps, Black match, Blue light (pyrotechnic signal), Boga (noisemaker), Celebration of Light, Colored fire, Colored smoke, Consumer fireworks, Electric match, Expansion deflection nozzle, Fantastic Fireworks, Firecracker, Fire art, Flame fougasse, Flame projector, Flaming sword (effect), Flare (countermeasure), Flare (pyrotechnic), Garden State Fireworks, Ghost Mine, Green Man (PGI), NFPA 1123, Party popper, Propellant, Pyrotechnician, Pyrotechnics Guild International, Pyrotechnic fastener, Pyrotechnic incidents, Pyrotechnic star, Reaction Fireworks, Rocket engine nozzle, Rocket propellant, Salute (pyrotechnics), Smoke bomb, Smoke grenade, Squib (explosive), Thermalite, The World Fireworks Championship, Tracer ammunition. Excerpt: A flame fougasse (sometimes contracted to fougasse and may be spelt foo gas) is a type of mine which uses an explosive charge to project burning liquid onto a target. The flame fougasse was developed by the Petroleum Warfare Department in Britain as an anti-tank weapon during the invasion crisis of 1940. During that period, about 50,000 flame fougasse barrels were deployed in some 7,000 batteries, mostly in southern England and a little later at 2,000 sites in Scotland. Although never used in Britain, the design was later used in Greece. Later in World War II, Germany and Russia developed flame throwing mines that worked on a slightly different principle. After World War II, flame fougasses similar to the original British design have been used in a number of conflicts including the Korean and Vietnam Wars where it was improvised from easily available parts. The flame fougasse remains in army field manuals as a battlefield expedient to the present day. Following the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, Britain faced a critical...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-60495-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-60495-2
Barcode: 9781230604954

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