(n.) anti-trap device created by Captain McClintock of the British army while serving in India, 1912. The "Torpedo" was a number of ten steel tubes, about 13 pounds in weight each, that were flat-packed and assembled as needed. The front-most pole would have an explosive on the end which would detonate any mines in the area or clear barbed wire.
During the American Omaha beach landings on d-day, 1944, they troops cut throught the barbed wire with a bangalore torpedo.
by Kung-Fu Jesus May 06, 2004
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A variation on the space dock, with a toilet paper tube used to facilitate the fecal transfer.
Ian's stools were so loose that he had to pull a bangalore torpedo instead of the space dock.
by Jack Sparks February 18, 2007