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Throw barnacle-encrusted stone for your dog to fetch -- another beachcomber identifies it as hand grenade!


Another grenade found on the beach – absent barnacles

A beach walker threw a stone for his dog to fetch – only to discover that it was a live wartime GRENADE.

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Miscellaneous Ramblings, part 1

By Hal Collier

The following stories are true. I’ll only use first names if I remember them correctly. These are bits and pieces of things that happened in my career. 751 more words

Law Enforcement

A Dangerous Tossing Game, Played At Night

Second Platoon was circled up for the night in a defensive position high on top of a jungle clad mountain as near to Cambodia as we ever got, and I was sound asleep when the man on radio watch shook my shoulder. 1,269 more words

Vietnam

Ramblings: Driving part 3 of probably 4

By Hal Collier

I’ll bet that all the non-police that read this Ramblings never gave much thought to what it takes to drive a police car. 708 more words

Law Enforcement

10 Modern Weapons of War That Are Way Older Than You Think

Modern warfare grows more sophisticated by the day—we used to use swords and spears, now we use unmanned planes and robots.

So, just in case you think all the deadliest weapons were created in the last 100 years or so, here are ten from the ancient world that I think you’ll find a little familiar (even if the closest you’ve ever gotten to a battle is playing Call of Duty or Halo). 963 more words

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