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French 1000kilo Girel Bomb


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French 1000kilo Girel Bomb (no more informations, only this picture) :


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Classic Girel bomb construction (the 500kg was similar) in separated sheet metals parts - Aimed at blast as the metal sued was by definition rater thin ("tole" in French = sheet metal that you can bend into shape such as the one use for car bodyparts ). This one remains at the development stage due to ...the lack of suitable aircraft (the heavier bomb that could be loaded by French aircraft in the 1930-40 period was the 700kg naval bomb type M -
BTW all info on French Naval bombs (L, K, G-2, M, I-2) will be more than wellcome:tinysmile_hmm_t: