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From: "PJK :o\)\)" <>
Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Were there many
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 06:55:00 +0100
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Barnes Wallace also practised dropping the *bouncing bomb* along the coast a bit from here, at Reculver. In 1997, quite a few prototypes of the bomb were washed ashore there, but luckily, there was no explosive in them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/kent/news/features/dambusters.shtml

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3036315.stm


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BTW - this was the reservoir that was the one used for the practicing for
the Dam Busters raid (here & at Weymouth) ...



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