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Hidden WW2 Bombs Still Causing Fatalities Today Are They Classed

Hidden WW2 Bombs Still Causing Fatalities Today Are They Classed

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Hidden WW2 Bombs Still Causing Fatalities Today – Are They Classed as a WW2 Casualty

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Dead man's Corner - Sainte Côme du Mont - Normandie - France

The Blitz

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Bombs Away

Bombing of Dresden in World War II

A British NCO prepares to dispose of an unexploded bomb during the First World War.

Bombing of Dresden in World War II

1944

Doolittle Raid[edit]

The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945, rose some 11 mi (18 km) above the bomb's hypocenter.

Exactly 70 years ago on the 11th of May 1941 Londoners woke up to the devastation

High Street, looking towards the Bull Ring area after heavy bombing, on 10 April 1941.

Forest burial for an unknown soldier: An American soldier decorates the grave of an unknown

Gary Powers wasn't the only one. More than 200 airmen were shot down while spying on the Soviet Union.

The protuberances near the top of the mine, here with their protective covers, are called Hertz horns, and these trigger the mine's detonation when a ship ...

Carpet bombing

Strategic bombing

This Cougar in Al Anbar, Iraq, was hit by a directed charge IED approximately 300–500 lbs in size.

German-Soviet Partition of Poland 1939

World War II casualties

The Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb produced in the United States is the second most powerful conventional bomb in the world.

Planes Preparing

A Lancaster releases the main part of its load, a 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) HC "cookie" and 108 30 lb (14 kg) "J" incendiaries. (over Duisburg 1944)

Typical bomb damage in the Eilbek district of Hamburg, 1944 or 1945

Bikini A-Bomb Tests July 1946

Air warfare of World War II

The little-known history of secrecy and censorship in wake of atomic bombings

Lancaster over Hamburg, 30/31 January 1943

... front of the shell of a building that was once an exhibition center and government office in Hiroshima, Japan, a month after the first atomic bomb used ...

Disposal of a 4,000 pound blockbuster bomb dropped by the RAF during World War II. Found in the Rhine near Koblenz, 4 December 2011.

Classification of casualties

A map outlining the Japanese and U.S. (but not other Allied) ground forces scheduled to take part in the ground battle for Japan. Two landings were planned:

Hiroshima - view of Hiroshima Castle and surroundings; Upper image - July 24, 1945, photo by 28th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron Lower image - August 11, ...

Bodies of civilian casualties

Africa[edit]

Iraq[edit]

Situation of battlefronts in Europe by the time of Dresden bombings. The white areas were held by Germany, the rose ones by the Allies, and the bright-red ...

A dilemma has haunted nuclear strategy since the first detonation of an atomic bomb: How do you prevent a nuclear attack while preserving the ability to ...

A severely bomb damaged street in Aston Newtown.

The Last Mission: The Secret History of World War II's Final Battle: Jim Smith, Malcolm McConnell: 9780767907798: Amazon.com: Books

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Timeline[edit]

Through his eyes: Brigadier General Charles D Palmer (right) receives the Legion of

Black and white photo of a four engined World War II-era aircraft being viewed

A B-2 Spirit drops forty-seven 500 lb (230 kg) class Mark 82 bombs (little more than half a B-2's maximum total ordnance payload) in a 1994 live fire ...

Capt. James Van Pelt, Maj. Charles Sweeny, and Lt. Fred Olivi

World War 2 - Japans Secret Weapon: Balloon Bombs. They were responsible for little damage and one known fatality in

US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II - Global ResearchGlobal Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

A patient suffering severe radiation burns lies in the Hiroshima Red Cross hospital in August 1945

Robert Philpot

In 1985, on the 40th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Mr. Beahan said he " would never apologize for the bombing." He said 25 Japanese sought him out a ...

The polar cap of the "Fat Man" weapon being sprayed with plastic spray paint in front of Assembly Building Number 2. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, ...

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A nuclear weapon of the "Fat Man" type, the plutonium implosion type detonated over Nagasaki. 60 inches in diameter and 128 inches long, the weapon weighed ...

Atomic bombing, destroy cities with one bomb instead of a fleet of bombers.

A "Fat Man" test unit being raised from the pit into the bomb bay of a B-29 for bombing practice during the weeks before the attack on Nagasaki.

Covered for security, 'Fat Man' is lowered into the pit where it can

A nuclear weapon of the "Little Boy" type, the uranium gun-type detonated over Hiroshima. It is 28 inches in diameter and 120 inches long.

Parked: A knocked out American tank sits next to a German tank side by side

1914-1918 WWI: Extensive bandages on wounded Canadian soldiers indicate they suffered mustard gas

To the stars by atom bomb: The incredible tale of the top secret Orion Project

Dresden was a civilian town with no military significance. Why did we burn its people? - Telegraph

Loose lips might sink ships.

The necessary repairs made to the prison wall can still clearly be seen today.

Ground view of Nagasaki before and after the bombing; radiuses in increments of 1,000 feet from Ground Zero are shown. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, ...

The ground crew of the bomber Enola Gay. Photo: Getty

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Sad sight: dead horses and wrecked equipment cover the road near Lug, Germany after

Hidden WW2 Bombs Still Causing Fatalities Today – Are They Classed as a WW2 Casualty

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Dead man's Corner - Sainte Côme du Mont - Normandie - France

The Blitz

JANFEB2016_E07_Bombs.jpg

Bombing of Dresden in World War II

Bombing of Dresden in World War II

Bombs Away

1944

A British NCO prepares to dispose of an unexploded bomb during the First World War.

... front of the shell of a building that was once an exhibition center and government office in Hiroshima, Japan, a month after the first atomic bomb used ...

JANFEB2016_E02_Bombs.jpg

Exactly 70 years ago on the 11th of May 1941 Londoners woke up to the devastation

High Street, looking towards the Bull Ring area after heavy bombing, on 10 April 1941.

Forest burial for an unknown soldier: An American soldier decorates the grave of an unknown

Hiroshima - view of Hiroshima Castle and surroundings; Upper image - July 24, 1945, photo by 28th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron Lower image - August 11, ...

Gary Powers wasn't the only one. More than 200 airmen were shot down while spying on the Soviet Union.

Robert Philpot

This Cougar in Al Anbar, Iraq, was hit by a directed charge IED approximately 300–500 lbs in size.

Hiroshima, 64 years ago

The Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb produced in the United States is the second most powerful conventional bomb in the world.

The little-known history of secrecy and censorship in wake of atomic bombings

Air warfare of World War II

A dilemma has haunted nuclear strategy since the first detonation of an atomic bomb: How do you prevent a nuclear attack while preserving the ability to ...

u-boat-attacks-dixie-arrow

The Last Mission: The Secret History of World War II's Final Battle: Jim Smith, Malcolm McConnell: 9780767907798: Amazon.com: Books

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com

Bikini A-Bomb Tests July 1946

Capt. James Van Pelt, Maj. Charles Sweeny, and Lt. Fred Olivi

World War 2 - Japans Secret Weapon: Balloon Bombs. They were responsible for little damage and one known fatality in

A patient suffering severe radiation burns lies in the Hiroshima Red Cross hospital in August 1945

In 1985, on the 40th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing, Mr. Beahan said he " would never apologize for the bombing." He said 25 Japanese sought him out a ...

The polar cap of the "Fat Man" weapon being sprayed with plastic spray paint in front of Assembly Building Number 2. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, ...

Through his eyes: Brigadier General Charles D Palmer (right) receives the Legion of

A nuclear weapon of the "Fat Man" type, the plutonium implosion type detonated over Nagasaki. 60 inches in diameter and 128 inches long, the weapon weighed ...

Atomic bombing, destroy cities with one bomb instead of a fleet of bombers.

A "Fat Man" test unit being raised from the pit into the bomb bay of a B-29 for bombing practice during the weeks before the attack on Nagasaki.

Covered for security, 'Fat Man' is lowered into the pit where it can

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A nuclear weapon of the "Little Boy" type, the uranium gun-type detonated over Hiroshima. It is 28 inches in diameter and 120 inches long.

To the stars by atom bomb: The incredible tale of the top secret Orion Project

Once in a while, you hear an old war story that restores your faith in humanity. Usually it involves a moment of quiet in the midst of chaos; some singing ...

Dresden was a civilian town with no military significance. Why did we burn its people? - Telegraph

The ground crew of the bomber Enola Gay. Photo: Getty

1914-1918 WWI: Extensive bandages on wounded Canadian soldiers indicate they suffered mustard gas

The necessary repairs made to the prison wall can still clearly be seen today.

Loose lips might sink ships.

Ground view of Nagasaki before and after the bombing; radiuses in increments of 1,000 feet from Ground Zero are shown. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, ...

An Iraqi soldier patrols by gutted al-Salam hospital in Mosul, after the city was reclaimed from IS with help from US-coalition airstrikes.

This shows "Little Boy" being raised for loading into the Enola Gay's bomb bay. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, RG 77-BT)

Parked: A knocked out American tank sits next to a German tank side by side

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Sad sight: dead horses and wrecked equipment cover the road near Lug, Germany after

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we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain .

The suicide of Dr Kurt Lisso and family.

An example of an area where a lot of "double-counting" is taking

Stars over Berlin and Tokyo will soon replace these factory lights reflected in the noses of planes at Douglas Aircraft's Long Beach, Calif., plant.

Allied Landing Craft @ Omaha Beach, Normandy Invasion, 6.6.44

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945Library of Congress

US Has Killed More Than 20 Million People in 37 "Victim Nations" Since World War II - Global ResearchGlobal Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

Berliner women's worst nightmares were realised when they were repeatedly raped in their tens of thousands by the barbarous invading Soviet hordes.

Ground Zero at Hiroshima Today: This was the site of Shima Hospital; the atomic explosion occurred 1,870 feet above it (Photo courtesy of Lynn Eden, ...

Screenshot of my interactive viewer for the nuclear war plan. Click to view.

In 1944, Joseph Kennedy Jr. (older brother of JFK) took off from a British airfield in a B-24 Liberator filled with 20,000 pounds of explosives.

Having reinforced the island's defenses only days before, Marine Fighting Squadron 211 (VMF-

Chemical Weapons Found by American Forces in Iraq

The Gay Bomb

'An Endless War': Why 4 U.S. Soldiers Died in a Remote African Desert

... prohibiting anything "that might, directly or by inference, disturb public tranquility" and used it to prohibit all pictures of the bombed cities.

Mr. Yamahata's photographs are the most complete record of the atomic bombing as seen in the most immediate hours after the bombing.

Invasion of Cape Gloucester, New Britain, ...

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The RB-47's Modified bomb bay (USAF)

This shows the "Little Boy" weapon in the pit ready for loading into the bomb bay of Enola Gay. (Photo from U.S. National Archives, RG 77-BT)

Mr. Yamahata became violently ill on August 6, 1965, his forty-eighth birthday and the twentieth anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

800 ...

This stunt and aftermath caused the death of 134 sailors and seriously injure (blow off arms legs, cause blindness and burns to another 161 sailors) and ...