US Grenadier – 34th ID (USA)

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The Grenadier provide a useful punch to the Rifle Squad’s firepower. With the ability to launch a variety of rifle grenades up to several hundred yards, they are a versatile tool in the Squad’s arsenal. Their job is to knock out enemy armored vehicles and bust bunkers, of which there is no shortage on the Gothic Line.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Uniform
M1 Helmet
Jeep Cap
Field Jacket
34th ID “Red Bulls” Insignia
Wool Shirt
Undershirt
Wool Trousers 
Trouser Belt
Leggings (If Applicable)
❏ Wool Socks
Boots

Field Gear
Cartridge Belt
First Aid Pouch
Canteen with Canteen Cover & Cup
Mess Kit with Metal Utensils

Entrenching Tool & Carrier
Haversack
Wool Blanket

Shelter Half

Weapon
Rifle with Grenade Launcher & Appropriate Sling

 

RECOMMENDED OR ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

Helmet Net
Wool Scarf
Cold Weather Coat
Cold Weather Undergarments
Raincoat
Gloves
Period Correct Socks

Rifle Bandoliers
General Purpose Bag
Gas Mask Bag

Musette Bag
Packboard

Flashlight

EVENT MANDATED EQUIPMENT

Approved Eye Protection
❏ Airsoft Batteries & Other Airsoft Power Sources (If applicable.)
❏ Individual First Aid Kit
❏ Personal Hygiene Kit

 

Helpful Resources Specific to the Role of the US Grenadier

The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 1: Grenade Launchers and Accessories by the Book:
The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 2: Grenade Launchers and Accessories in the Field:
The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 3: Rifle Grenades by the Book:
The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 4: Availability of Rifle Grenades in the Field:
The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 5: Usage of Rifle Grenades in the Field:
The M7 & M8 Grenade Launchers, accessories, and Rifle Grenades in the ETO, Pt 6: How Rifle Grenades were Carried in the Field:
The M8 Grenade Launcher: 
US Rifle Grenades:
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