2 Hand grenades and extemporized trench mortars were used on both sides with very great effect.
The Japanese hand grenades consisted of about 1 lb of high explosive in a tin case; the Russian cases were of all sorts, including old Chinese shell.
The Marines shot them at close range and hurled grenades into the kitchen and bathroom, survivors and neighbors said later.
He saved several lives when he tossed Japanese grenades from within their reach.
I went over to him and looking down, saw a small pile of german hand grenades also two or three German luger pistols.