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    PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 3:34 pm Reply with quote

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPGrrnpzB_Y

    30 tons of ammonal in war.

    The blast was heard 160 miles away in London in 1917. [ Citation: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2058917/Remembrance-Day-2011-Haunting-pictures-Great-Wars-battlefields.html ]

    More photos, and the details:

    http://www.lochnagarcrater.org/MilitaryMining.html

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    Captain James Young pressed the plunger at 0728 (local time), the two charges combined formed one massive crater. Spoil from the blast spread over a diameter of 450 feet (137 metres), obliterating some 300 to 400 feet (110 to 122 metres) of German line and nine dug outs. How many were killed? Who knows! However, it is said that it covered nine deep dug-outs, each capable of holding an officer and 35 men, a total of nine officers and 315 men.
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