These handbooks were issued to all field units in contact with the enemy in Europe and Africa, and were intended for use by all personnel to help them recognise enemy ammunition. Specialist personnel were then trained to handle and disarm/destroy the ammunition so found. Each pamphlet covers a number of items, and this issue covers German 20 and 53mm shell, two fuzes (including the important Skoda base fuze BZ 15-28-39, and German small arms ammunition.
HANDBOOK OF ENEMY AMMUNITION Pamphlet Number 2
The second of the series (of 15) describing enemy ammunition. Covers German 20mm and small arms ammunition, and the Skoda base fuze.