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Originally posted by purplemer
Originally posted by HomerinNC
fail thread, this was a training op
do some research next time
cmon you can do better than that... again you have provided no information and no credence to your statement...
Never said it was a "frag" grenade. I was simply pointing out , there is no such thing as a "percussion grenade", unless the military is making grenades out of drums now? The "kill" range of a frag grenade is about fifty feet and yes some fragments will go out to 200 ft or so, but those fragments don't even hurt.The grenade thrown in the video is either a smoke or CS grenade. Bottom line in this incident, while they may have been using "non-lethal" rounds, other soldiers DID use live ammo and kill some Iraqi's. The soldier's did act in an unproffesional manner, hence the butt-chewing from the black soldier.
Originally posted by dragonridr
Originally posted by freedom12
A "percussion" grenade? When u say we....I'm assuming you're claiming u were or are in the military? If so, then you would know that the blast range for a fragmentation grenade was. I assure you, they are outside of this range.
Originally posted by dragonridr
reply to post by SpeachM1litant
I suggest you re watch the video you may notice a couple of odd things. First where are the guard towers located?? Next look at the blast from the grenade we call it percussion grenades or you would see dead soldiers because those soldiers are still in the blast range and you'd see dirt plumes trust me.Don't ever believe a story broke by press TV they'll make up anything.
Wow you seem to be a military expert ever thrown a frag grenade? In case you were unaware fragments can disperse out as far as 250 meters this is why when you throw a frag you Hit the dirt! This is taught even in basic so i assume you were not in the miltary. And next you would know what a frag looks like when it explodes and that video isnt a frag.
Originally posted by Puck 22
reply to post by fireandice
What's the matter with you people? Is there no patriotism left in our country? This is obviously a training video. How else are our troops suppose to learn to attack empty buildings through a chain link fence? Do you want our boys to be defenseless when attacked by empty buildings? How will you feel when we lose the war because our troops had never been trained how to fire through a chain link fence? What is the matter with you people? Why can't you stop supporting the evil enemy and get behind our troops. I say death to all empty buildings in foreign lands.
Originally posted by 43mike
I'm really disgusted by people saying "War Crimes!" "Oh look at what the troops are doing now!"
Originally posted by P3ACE0WAR
reply to post by Xcathdra
They did shoot live rounds, they did kill 4 people and injure more with live rounds, they did desecrate the Quran, they did laugh at prisoners being shot at... You can twist this how ever you want, in the end you are only fooling yourself.
Never said it was a "frag" grenade. I was simply pointing out , there is no such thing as a "percussion grenade", unless the military is making grenades out of drums now?