e: "it`s a MECHANICAL nose fuze. the only thing attached to it, other than the bomb, is a steel wire that is pulled out of its arming vane when its DROPPED!" Ahem! http://www.ordnance.org/fuzes.htm Examine the section titled "Functional Description". Look at the photo. The "Fuse arming wire" is labelled "7". There is ANOTHER wire there, eric, labelled: "15". Dat bomb no go boom if dat wire don't do it's thang.
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