Digging Up the Past, The Russian Way

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  1. bobbysocks

    bobbysocks Well-Known Member

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    check this out...tried to see if it was already posted but it didnt come up. this gal digs up stuff in russian battle fields.
    The Serpent's Wall
     
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    Very cool! Thanks for posting.
     
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    syscom3 Pacific Historian

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    That was interesting
     
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    I wish her all the best in her endeavors....however, I can't help but shudder when I look at that pic and see the mortar bomb sitting on top of the pile...one wrong jab of the shovel, and its lights-out.
     
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    I agree RA. That would be cool to do, but the dangers of hitting explosives might keep me from exploring too much. going through her website, it seems security and safety precautions are pretty non-existant in her area.
     
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    Very, very cool, Socks! Thanks for the link!
     
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    BTW, thanks for posting. Very interesting too see what is left over after all these years.
     
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    Cool find, thanks for sharing.
    I hope nothing'll ever happen to those people digging up the past. I must admit that it looks pretty risky with those explosives.
     
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    yeah and i am sure there are places all over europe where you can "treasure" hunt. would love to do that. altho, i would not be too keen on finding unexploded ordnance...knowing what i know...even if it doesnt have a fuse...its stability has degenerated...perhaps time and water has made then inert...or the slightest touch could send them off...not for me.
     
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    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    Very cool, thanks for sharing.
     
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    The picture of the German soldier's skull still in his helmet was very haunting, I'll remember that photo the rest of my life.
     
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    Hmmm, seems like our lady in question has got a somewhat liberal view on truth, regarding to Wikipedia:
    Elena Filatova - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    At least what concerns the Tjernobyl pic series she shot. Dunno about the other stuff on her site. Could be true.
     
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