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Bomb disposal team detonates wartime device in Sevenoaks field

A bomb disposal squad was sent to Sevenoaks to detonate a Second World War smoke grenade. Officers from Kent Police were called to the scene and uploaded footage to show the explosion, which took place in a woodland near Dibden Lane. They tweeted: “PCSO Joe and PC James have attended an...

Unexploded bomb discovered in Bunkers Hill Woods

AN unexploded bomb has been discovered in woodland in Stourbridge. Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion of the device on Thursday, April 9. The Royal Logistics Corps were spotted at the beauty spot, along with police and a cordon was in place near where the device was...

Norwich bar owner finds unexploded bomb in his garden

At 10.30am on Good Friday, a Taverham family should have been opening a revolutionary new bar in the heart of Norwich. But with coronavirus putting a stop to the grand opening of Boom: Battle Bar, in Castle Quarter, David Moore turned to gardening to pass his time in lockdown....

HMS Grimsby

Boom! We’ve been busy this week clearing mines left over from D-day in Seine Bay with our friends from NATO #HMSGrimsby

Army called after unexploded WW2 shell found in village near Ilkley

Police have released photos of an old wartime mortar shell that was found in a rural Yorkshire village. Army bomb disposal experts from the Royal Logistics Corps were called to Addingham, near Ilkley, yesterday to make the device safe. The ordnance was suspected to be a World War Two...

HMS Grimsby clears left overs from D-Day landings

Minehunter HMS Grimsby joined NATO allies in the Seine Bay for her second spell of searching for unexploded bombs and mines from World War 2 in a month, say the Royal Navy. HMS Grimsby is currently assigned to NATO’s Mine Countermeasures Group 1 alongside flagship FGS Donau, BNS Bellis,...

75 Years since last V1 bomb attack on Britain

The 29th of March marked 75 Years since the last V1 bomb attack on Britain, during World War Two (1939-1945). The attacks with the unmanned bomb began on 13 June 1944, in retaliation for the successful Allied landings in Europe on D-Day.

Controlled Explosion for UXO Found on Southsea Beach

An unexploded device has been detonated after it washed up on a south coast beach. The Royal Navy’s bomb disposal squad was dispatched to blow up the shell and some flares which were found on Southsea beach in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

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