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M6 improvised rocket

Country of Origin: USA


The M6 anti-tank rocket may be employed by placing the rocket, nose up in its container, in a hole about 2 ft (0.6 m) deep, either in a roadbed or horizontally on the side of a cut or bank.

The weapon can be set to fire electrically by arranging a circuit containing the rocket, a battery and an improvised circuit closer.

Connections to the rocket are made on the ignition wires: one from the brass ring on the nose, the other from the fins. Ordinary field telephone wire will serve;...

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