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2 thoughts on “A Short History of Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal

  1. a

    As predicted by Hancock, with the establishment of the RLC the Catering Corps has indeed taken over Bomb Disposal Duties…

    “What are you going to do? Fry it?”

  2. Peter

    That link says that the firs bombs dropped on the UK were in 1939; I take it that all of the bombs the Germans dropped from the Zeppelins in 1914-1918 actually went off then?

    I didn’t think they did as i’m pretty sure that Yarmouth had complete examples of (hopefully) deactivated bombs in their museum, and I suspect that the casing would have burst had it have exploded.

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