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Discussion in 'Battlefield Relics' started by Philip ABRG, Jun 7, 2005.

  1. Philip ABRG

    Philip ABRG Member

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    There is still loads of unexploded ammo around, so always are very carefully when digging around, and have good contacts with an EOD company, so have a good feedback, and when I find some stuff i always contact the police

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  2. Joe

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    It's kind of scary when you think about it...you could be swimming in the sea when an unexploded mine washes up. I think it's 3/4s of mines used dont explode? Something like that anyway.
     
  3. Philip ABRG

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    Since a deadly accident with a bomb on a Dutch fishing vessel, last year the Dutch navy is working fulltime with one or two minehunters on the North Sea, looking for bombs and seamines
     
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    Actually it's 85% on the D-Day beaches and new ones are found by tourists, fishmen etc.. almost every day.
     
  5. Philip ABRG

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    some new ones:

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    very cool Phil ! any markings if you can tell in and or on the K-98 ammo pouches ?
     
  7. Philip ABRG

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    No too far gone
     
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    Hello All,

    Whaoouu !! :eek::eek::eek:

    Very interesting

    thanks for your posts
    Sebastian.
     
  9. Philip ABRG

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    Last week finds

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    Some nice finds . Did you find out where thye come from. The part od the I.D. tag makes me think of a U.S. engine identification (vehicle or machine) Was this a facility (rest place, eating place, field landry or similar?
     
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    All 3 parts of the left are remains of horsa modifications tags, and are from the former LZ´s the handle is of a life vest, the part on the left is most probably from the hydralic system of the horsa
     
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    Nice items, do I see a cleaning rod for the .45 Colt on the picture with the US messtin?
     
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    Excellent ! It is always nice to have these items identified.
     
  15. Philip ABRG

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    Correct. the main stuff is from a Willys jeep
     
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    If the weather is allright I go out Friday for another look
     
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    Goodluck mate.
     
  18. Philip ABRG

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    Thanks if I find anything will post it, same to you if you go back to your area!
     
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    I will be waiting for your new finds. I have one nice place too, but it's in a swamp, so you will have to wiat for nicer weather to see my finds. It's way to cold in the water now, I'll wait till the water evaporates somewhat. The Spring is a nice moment because in the Summer time it's infested with mosquitos.
     
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    Well look forward to any of you finds, any idea about any stuff US,France, German~?
     

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