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« on: September 23, 2016, 12:44:01 pm »
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I found this else where but when you see what actually happened and read the facts and figures On these Two pages only then can you get a real picture of what it must of been like and even then that is just scratching the surface,

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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2016, 03:02:08 pm »
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  The War of all War's said to end All Wars.   Well it seems no one learned, did they ?

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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2016, 04:03:45 pm »
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  The War of all War's said to end All Wars.   Well it seems no one learned, did they ?


According to their figures there are still 144 million Bombs still there in the ground that are UXB's

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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2016, 04:08:04 pm »
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  While I was in the UK they were finding 500lb ers   about every week.... 

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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2016, 04:21:37 pm »
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  While I was in the UK they were finding 500lb ers   about every week.... 


They Still are finding them, Here is one they found in March 2015,

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And here are the maps of London where the Bombs Hit,

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Hard to imagine what life would have been like during one of those intense artillery barrages on the Western front , a living Hell daily , no wonder many who survived physically ended up in institutions .. cheers Mick

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« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2016, 05:42:30 pm »
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I think their problems were very wide spread, I think it is incredible that they dumped over 720 million bombs on that area in just 10 months does not bare thinking about.

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