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Vietnam War bomb on barge disposed of

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

An unexploded aerial bomb that was brought over to Singapore inadvertently in a load of sand from Vietnam has finally been disposed of, after more than a month. 405 more words

Current Affairs

2 Pounder No1 Shell Casings

Tonight we have a pair of small brass shell casings:These casings are both from a naval 2 pounder ‘pom pom’ gun, the cases identity being easily determined by the head stamps on the bottom: 415 more words

WW2

War relic found on Singapore sand barge

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

For three weeks now, crew on board a Singapore barge carrying sand for land reclamation have lived in fear of their accidental cargo – an unexploded 2m-long ordnance. 463 more words

Current Affairs

Trumbull (1) - This Isn't a Threat - Nov., 1942

Trumbull, Conn., Nov. 8, 1942

Dear Paralytics of the Writing Hand:

Still no word from Ced and a back-handed round-the-corner word from T-5 through Barbara that he might be home next week end. 614 more words

History

The first woman who did military bomb disposal

This is the story of the first woman who did bomb disposal for the military:

More important, she was captivated by the job from the first moment she plugged a blasting cap into a block of TNT.

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