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The Most Feared Military Mine In History

May 23, 2016

One of the most feared mines in human history. The S-Mine, shrapnel mine, was one of the most iconic weapons of WWII. It is more commonly known as the Bouncing Betty and is widely regarded as one of the most deadly mines to be used in war up to that point in time.

The mine was designed to propel itself to waist height before detonating. It would then release a barrage of ball bearing into the midsection of the soldier who was unfortunate enough cross it’s path. Watch the video below for a detailed description!