bazooka resembles a big tube, but is held like a gun. The shells resemble rockets.
Bazookas are used against tanks and are sometimes used by a squad in the field. (See
episode "Point of View" and
"Hills are for Heroes".) The German
Panzerfaust operates along similar lines.
The 3.5-inch bazooka is used against armor. A smaller version may have been used
earlier in World War II, but would not have been as effective against armor.
Said to be named after a certain "unusual" musical instrument used during the
Bazooka : How To Build
by Anthony Lewis
Paperback: 64 pages
Anthony Lewis takes you through the process of building your own
bazooka, from constructing the cartridge, barrel, grip and sights to mixing the propellant
and igniter to assembling, loading and test-firing.