V1 detonated in Kruisland (Netherlands)

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  1. Marcel

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    Sorry for the google translate, guys:
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    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbifnFzQ3fw
     
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    Oh boy! Thanks Marcel. Glad no one was hurt.

    By the way, what are the dates for your visit to the states?
     
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    Glad no one was hurt.

    Generations of people all over Europe will have to deal with this danger for decades to come.
     
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    #4 Marcel, Feb 28, 2014
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    Hi Vick,

    I'll be there the first weekend of May. I'll be in boston from monday 28th of April and will be at Chris' place on May 2nd, leaving in the evening of May 4th.

    BTW, tried to pm you but your inbox is full :(
     
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    Thanks for posting Marcel. Even damped-down with sand, and surrounded by a blast trench, it still made a big bang!
     
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    Wow, it wasn't but a few weeks ago that a large RAF bomb was found in central Germany, a 'cookie' from the radio description. amd prior to that a poor excavator operator and crew got it too.

    Mmm the 6th vid after, Don Juan the boar, ...he's going for more.... lol
     
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    That is amazing, and the first time I had heard of an active V1 being found.
     
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    Oh, 20 years ago they still found a number here. But it's quite rare nowadays. I guess this one was en route to antwerp. It's found right between Thorlifter's current residence and mine :D
     
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    Glad no-one was hurt. I must say I was disappointed with the explosion though, oh well...
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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    Maybe it was a stealth version ............... or an environmentally friendly model, designed to cause damage, but not break any noise abatement regulations ........
     
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    :lol:

    A kinder, gentler flying bomb.
     
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    A politically correct V1? Glad that nobody was hurt!
    Thanks for posting Marcel!
     
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    I guess most was dampened by the pile of dirt on the device.
     
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    Do we dare hope for a V2 next, somewhere..... ;)
     
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    Not if it means you live next to a ton of explosive! My teenage home in London had a lost bomb in one of the street's gardens. A Ju88 dropped 4 when chased and there were only 3 explosions. Probably about 250 kilos I would think and still under someone's bushes.
     
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