Tulip Bomb on the Hejaz Railway Line

A "tulip" bomb whose metal "petals" opened on impact and sprayed lethally in all directions, explodes in the distance on the Hejaz railway line near the junction town of Deraa.

Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum

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