Walker's Daily

By Bremenpics

Looking for bombs...

...in front of my door.

When I left my home this morning, I saw the bomb disposal ("Kampfmittelbeseitigung") busy looking for bombs from World War II. We are getting new street lights and the earthworks make it necessary to check first for safety. I have seen them very often at work in the park, whenever new trees are being planted. They usually come early in the morning when there are fewer people around.

When a bomb is found it is sometimes not possible to defuse it. Then it has to be detonated, like the one found in Munich this summer. Here's a video that shows the explosion. Honestly, it sends shivers down my spine.

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