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T-1

United States

T-1 HE 914mm Shell

(Little David Mortar Shell)

Initial Production 1943

Combat Weight 3,650 lb.

 

This enormous high explosive shell was designed for the 914mm Little David mortar. The Little David was intended for hardened enemy targets, such as fortifications, underground bunkers, and industrial centers. The T-1 shell, which held 1,600 lb. of high explosives, left a crater 13 feet deep and 39 feet in diameter in test firing.

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Taken on November 17, 2008