Accession Number:

AD0657226

Title:

TEST OF INJURIES AND BURNS FROM ROCKET LAUNCHERS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT KNOX KY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

The purposes of the study were 1 to determine the cause and character of injuries to the exposed skin and eyes of personnel when firing the rocket launchers M1A1, M9 and M9A1 2 to determine the relative hazard of firing in cold weather 3 to test the suitability of various protective face masks.

Subject Categories:

  • Weapons Effects (Biological)
  • Protective Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE