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Old 02-10-2012, 11:58 PM   #1
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Default WW1 trench uncovered in France

Even though this is a German trench the scenario would've been the same on the Allied side of the lines as well.
It's fascinating but shows how your life can end in a flash and your probably dead without even knowing what hit you at least it'd be quick I suppose,anyway have a read,regards

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Old 02-11-2012, 02:37 AM   #2
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that is just awesome. i love history... really liked the pic of that rifle... is it me or does that look like a mosin
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Thats pretty cool, i wished that they would have shown some of the bodies though.
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That is crazy. I can't believe how good that wood still looks.
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The rifles are KAR Mdl. 98 7.98X57 German Mausers. The most interesting thing was the closed holster for a "Lang Luger Pistol". These Lugers were issued to Artillery crewmen. Great post enjoyed it.
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I was hoping to see some fossil bodies too lol! Amazing how some stuff like newspapers were preserved.
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Thats amazing. I can't believe how well everything was preserved. A lot of those leather holsters look like they could just be cleaned off, and still used.
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Looked like they where planing on staying for sometime to dig-out and make all those trench's ...That would of took alot of time...Very-Cool-Pictures.........
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Cool post hairbear! Thanks for sharing.
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