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Old 09-10-2009, 08:53 AM
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Default Mind the bomb !!

I live in a place where the most terrible battle occured during WWI (bataille de la Somme, even worst than Verdun). And there are still cruel marks of that dreadfull conflict.

Here's an example :

There is a small stream not far from where I live where I enjoy fly fishing for barbels & chubs (unfortunately no trout in there).

The surroundings are quite nice, like pictured bellow :

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I was wading confidently within, until I noticed that stuff in the shallow water :

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At first, I tought it was a bottle (though a bit bigger than a bottle of wine !!), but actually that was an old WWI bomb in place for more than 90 years !!

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An other angler from the village told me they were quite common, and that he has even hooked an ammunition box !!

Don't need to say that I do not put any foot back in water since that discovery !!
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