Weapon types

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hardfighter
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Weapon types

Post by hardfighter » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:06 am

Hey Sean. For some random reason, I was looking in the version history of FF, and I noticed that version 4 had Japanese knee mortars. Are those the same as the Mark 89 Grenade Dischargers? I couldnt find a squad with a "knee mortar."

TheKangaroo
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Post by TheKangaroo » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:06 pm

I think they are. If I remember correctly the Japanese themselves never referred to them as 'knee mortars', that was rather a nickname the Americans gave them because they looked a bit like they were intended to be fired from the thigh. A misconception that appearently made for quite a few gruesome accidents when Marines decided to give that a try...

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Post by the space predator » Tue Mar 03, 2009 5:25 pm

The squad whit knee mortar his The SNFL (special naval landing forces).

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