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Minefield Clearance (1953)

Minefield Clearance (1953)



air warfare today that jet plays a big part but this kind of a jet is something to do with war at sea after the war's over at Folkestone a bomb disposal squad finds water the best way to unearth anti invasion mines laid there after Dunkirk because the cliff collapsed some mines are buried 24 feet operations are supervised through a periscope and note the armour on the vehicles one mile east of folkston harbor this site was for 60 years used as a ref you stop everything comes out in the wash including the landmine he spotted it doesn't take a staff sergeant in the Royal Engineers long to way up this grim looking object there's quite a selection of detonators there he needs them all he has to handle a variety of mines buried among 50,000 square feet of cliff anti-personnel anti-tank anti landing craft even mines designed to bring down the whole cliff from the enemy usually water and explosives don't mix but here they're doing a job that's bang on you


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