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Richard G. Trefry Archives Exhibits

American Public University System’s Richard G. Trefry Archives contain documents and items that represent the history, development, and progress of the institution as its recorded memory.

New Landmine Technique

Photograph showing an explosion demonstrating a new landmine technique by Army Engineers in Korea

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Title

New Landmine Technique

Subject

Korean War; Army Engineers

Description

Photograph showing an explosion demonstrating a new landmine technique by Army Engineers in Korea which combined mortar shells and gasoline to produce a new anti-personnel mine and night illumination technique. An 81-mm mortar shell was tied to the top of a 55-gal drum of gasoline and ignited by an electrical charge.

Source

Image courtesy from LTG Richard G. Trefry collection and is a reproduction of a photo from the FLW Engineer History Office.

Date

5/12/1951

Format

Photograph

Language

EN

Type

IMAGE

Citation

“New Landmine Technique,” American Public University System, accessed June 25, 2024, https://exhibit.apus.edu/items/show/1530.