Finds at the crash site of B-17G 42-31473

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    #1 seesul, Sep 25, 2010
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    One of the poor Forts crashed around my born town.
    We did a expedition in the woods today. Look at the finds and enjoy!
    The prop leaf was found 2 weeks ago by 2 local guys. There are still readable signatures of the mechanics on it!
     

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    Very interesting stuff. I would love to find a crash site around here.
     
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    Do you think there is more wreckage to be found there?
     
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    That is such a cool find!

    (Love the kid with the gun :lol: )
     
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    Hello, on this place for sure. This machine, like that one in Sanov, exploded in the air, so there are more places where still is something to be found. We will go back to this place next spring.
     
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    Thx! That´s my Tommy :)
     
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    Interesting shots Roman, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Well done Roman!
     
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    Great stuff Roman!

    Very, very cool!

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    Nice finds Roman ! Some of the parts appear to have what looks like RLM 76 paint on them. Could some be from a Luftwaffe crate, as well as B17 ?
     
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    great find Roman
     
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    No Terry, only a Fort crashed there.
     
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    OK, thanks Roman.
     
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    You´re welcome Terry. It was a really great Saturday! First 1/2 hour and we had a lot of finds...a lot of finds on the surface just under the beech leaves and a lot in the ground but not so deep- to 10 inches...as it exploded in the air.
    We spent there about 4 hours in 10 people with 4 detectors but there still are the THINGS to be found...so the next spring...
     
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    Sounds great Roman. I'll have to try to get over again when you're going to a crash site - I'd make my legs work for that !
     
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