Diary June 13, 1943

 SD-2 anti-personnel fragmation bomb

The SD-2 anti-personnel fragmation bomb. A Ju 88 could carry up to 360 of these weapons. Nicknamed the ‘Butterfly Bomb’ by the Allies, this weapon proved very effective against personnel in the open, soft skinned vehicles or aircraft on the ground.

WW2 War Diary for Sunday, June 13, 1943:

Air War

Britain: Night raid on Grimsby; many ‘Butterfly’ anti-personnel bombs and incendiaries dropped; 74 killed, 130 injured.

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