A satchel charge is a lightweight demolitions explosive that commonly uses C-4 plastic explosives to detonate. However, satchel charges use various different charges that sometimes will include grenades. The name "Satchel" charge is derived from its users were known to put them in a bag, or satchel, and then detonate them remotely. During WW2, satchel charges were used to destroy heavy things such as vehicles, bunkers and rails.

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