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MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-04-10 07:26 AM
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10. We used to find those things all the time in Germany at my old air base
As a matter of fact, various wooded areas were declared off limits due to old WWII era unexploded ordinance.

Still dangerous after all these years.
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  -Three Germans killed by WW2 bombs, six injured The Straight Story  Jun-03-10 06:13 PM   #0 
  - Sins of the fathers.  aquart   Jun-03-10 06:17 PM   #1 
  - It happens in Germany, France and Britain with great frequency, but  Old Troop   Jun-03-10 06:26 PM   #2 
  - Cause the Ninjas in Japan cleaned them up - and no one saw them do it  The Straight Story   Jun-03-10 06:28 PM   #3 
  - Because we firebombed Japan.  ThomWV   Jun-03-10 06:56 PM   #4 
  - they still clearing WWI bombs too.  Historic NY   Jun-03-10 10:07 PM   #5 
  - Some still containing poison gas.  Enthusiast   Jun-04-10 07:04 AM   #6 
  - A man in the US was killed in 2008 while cleaning up a cannon ball  old mark   Jun-04-10 07:15 AM   #7 
  - Actually, black powder gets unstable as it ages.  hobbit709   Jun-04-10 07:18 AM   #8 
     - I have fired original black powder rifle cartridges made in the 1880's in a  old mark   Jun-04-10 07:33 AM   #11 
     - When should I throw away  Enthusiast   Jun-04-10 09:08 AM   #12 
     - I guess I should have said extremely old  hobbit709   Jun-04-10 10:39 AM   #13 
        - Thanks.  Enthusiast   Jun-04-10 11:45 AM   #14 
     - Explanation?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-04-10 11:49 AM   #15 
  - On the plus side, cluster bomb technology was not available in the 40s.  unhappycamper   Jun-04-10 07:21 AM   #9 
  - We used to find those things all the time in Germany at my old air base  MrScorpio   Jun-04-10 07:26 AM   #10 
 

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