Hawthorn Ridge mine crater - Somme WWI

Hawthorn Ridge mine crater - Somme WWI


Auchonvillers, France (FR)
The crater left by one of ten huge 40,000lb mines detonated on 1 July 1916 - the first day on the Somme.

The explosion was heard 150 miles away in London!
The crater left by one of ten huge 40,000lb mines detonated on 1 July 1916 - the first day on the Somme.

The explosion was heard 150 miles away in London!
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By: joepublic

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@ 2008-11-11 16:03:56
Wow!

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