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    WWII German Training Fuzes?

    I've a small collection of sectioned WWII German fuzes, which I think were originally sectioned for training/instructional purposes. They ALL have a "U" pre-fix before the fuze number, so my question is; am I right regarding these as 'original' sectioned fuzes; and what was the "U"short for? Pics of one example attached. Trevor.
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    HI
    U = Ubung
    inert fuze for instruction

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    Hi Depotman,
    The "U" as doctor has said stands for practice, It's a really nice cut and would lend itself to be a factory/armourer's section, a nice piece to have in your collection.
    Do you have any more sectiond pieces in your collection ?
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    Hi Doctor, Weasel,
    Sorry for the delay - I've only just emerged from my 'flu sick-bed!

    Thanks for the replies and confirmation that these are likely to be pukka Training Cutaways.

    I do have a collection of similar fuzes and will photograph them for display over the Xmas break.

    Trevor

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    Quote Originally Posted by doctor View Post
    HI
    U = Ubung
    inert fuze for instruction
    A little amendment: U = Unterricht (instruction), Üb or Ueb = Übung (practice)

    Cheers

    engineer

 

 

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