WWI Aerial Flechette (24th) "looks good" legit?

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Pepper,

If this fits better with one of the other flechettes let me know and I will move my post.

Brian


http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6552665t/f18.item.r=flechette%20aviation%20allemande%201914-1915

https://forum.pages14-18.com/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=47725&p=368453&hilit=flechette#p368453

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Here is another kind: the one of Mr Guerre
trials made in 1915

jp

jp

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I need one !!! (having never ever seen an image of this one)

can someone translate (since I cant cut and paste it in to Google translate) ?

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Incendiary arrows.
Straw stack ignited by the arrow (experiment made at the Eiffel Tower).
In the cartridge on the left, the incendiary arrow.

An inventor with the predestined name, Mr. Guerre, experimented with a new destructive device of his invention which is destined to become a terrible weapon in the service of aviators in time of war.
It is an incendiary arrow intended to be launched from an airplane in flight at an airship, passing over it to detonate it.
The engjn essentially consists of a gasoline tank crossed by a steel rod. When this rod comes in contact with a hard body it pierces the tank and causes a double ignition which ignites the gasoline instantly.
The incendiary arrow, as Mr. Guerre called it, weighs only 1 kilogram; it measures 0.40 m in length and 0.08 m in diameter. A box of 1 meter long, 0.40 m wide and 0.64 m high can contain one hundred. It is therefore a device easily transportable as ammunition of war.

JP

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Thank you !!!

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