• 1914. Arrows with gasoline against German airships

  • French inventor by the name of Herr (Guerre) invented a special kind of arrow, aimed, mainly will be airships. This arrow consists of a sturdy steel needle. His rod she is in a cylindrical tank filled with 0.2 liters of gasoline. Six small hooks delay the arrow when it hits the subject from a fabric or the like. When the arrow hits the target, it simultaneously enters the cylinder and strikes the primer, which ignites the gasoline. Small steel fenders in the rear end of the boom give the stability of the flight. Experiments made with the height of the Eiffel tower, said to have been very successful.

    "Russian invalid" , November 1914

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