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The flame fougasse was developed by the Petroleum Warfare Department in Britain as an anti-tank weapon during the invasion crisis of 1940.
During that period, about 50,000 flame fougasse barrels were deployed in some 7,000 batteries, mostly in southern England and a little later at 2,000 sites in Scotland.
The design was reminiscent of a weapon dating from late medieval times called a fougasse: a hollow in which was placed a barrel of gunpowder covered by rocks, the explosives to be detonated by a fuse at an opportune moment.
Livens' new weapon was duly dubbed the flame fougasse.
This eliminated the need for a separate ignition charge and its associated wiring.
This assembly was placed in a small, waterproof rubber bag that was, in turn, placed inside a used cocoa tin.buried in an earthen bank with just the round front end exposed.