Man finds artillery shell in back yard

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Man finds artillery shell in back yard
Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:20 am

  • It happens.

    My older brother and I when I was a kid in Tennessee, were playing in a creek near our house. We found an old artillery shell like this sticking out of the creek bed.

    We ran like hell and called the police. I remember the Army actually coming out and taking it away. We were near Ft. Campbell.
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  • twisted_steel2 wrote:It happens.

    My older brother and I when I was a kid in Tennessee, were playing in a creek near our house. We found an old artillery shell like this sticking out of the creek bed.

    We ran like hell and called the police. I remember the Army actually coming out and taking it away. We were near Ft. Campbell.


    Did they defuse it first? I sometimes wonder how people strolling the beaches of France don't trip over land mines that littered the beaches in the mid 1940's.
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  • People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.
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  • E.C. Laloosh wrote:
    twisted_steel2 wrote:It happens.

    My older brother and I when I was a kid in Tennessee, were playing in a creek near our house. We found an old artillery shell like this sticking out of the creek bed.

    We ran like hell and called the police. I remember the Army actually coming out and taking it away. We were near Ft. Campbell.


    Did they defuse it first? I sometimes wonder how people strolling the beaches of France don't trip over land mines that littered the beaches in the mid 1940's.


    Not sure, was pretty young. Don't know if it was live or not, just remember the activity afterwards watching from afar. Was really exciting as a kid! :lol:
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  • twisted_steel2 wrote:
    Not sure, was pretty young. Don't know if it was live or not, just remember the activity afterwards watching from afar. Was really exciting as a kid! :lol:


    That must have been pretty cool. I would have been gacked to find something like that.
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  • This was mentioned last week.

    The guy actually picked it up and carried it to where it is.
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  • Largent80 wrote:People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.


    I used to be in a Cambodian death squad like you, until I took an arrow to the knee.
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  • Largent80 wrote:People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.


    Yeah there's still a bit over there. They've done a great job in removing tons in recent years though
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  • E.C. Laloosh wrote:
    Largent80 wrote:People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.


    I used to be in a Cambodian death squad like you, until I took an arrow to the knee.


    You're not funny.
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  • -The Glove- wrote:
    E.C. Laloosh wrote:
    Largent80 wrote:People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.


    I used to be in a Cambodian death squad like you, until I took an arrow to the knee.


    You're not funny.


    Easy tiger, just having a little fun with a well known quote from a video game...
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  • Hell, they're still digging stuff up in NE France and Belgium from WWI.

    :229031_shrug:
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  • E.C. Laloosh wrote:
    -The Glove- wrote:
    E.C. Laloosh wrote:[quote="Largent80"]People are still tripping mines in Cambodia from the Vietnam crisis.

    Terrible stuff.


    I used to be in a Cambodian death squad like you, until I took an arrow to the knee.


    You're not funny.


    Easy tiger, just having a little fun with a well known quote from a video game...
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    I don't care about the quote...I'm familiar with it. The first part of your sentence though, I admit, is a sensitive subject for me still.
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  • This is "Duke" we met him in Siem Reap. He had stepped on a mine a few years earlier, and survived. What a great spirit this man has.

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