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RAF bomb Found In Fleury-les-Aubrais

Discussion in 'WWII Today' started by GRW, Jan 30, 2020.

  1. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

    Oct 26, 2003
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    Stirling, Scotland
    This is near Orleans. Think I'm right in saying the railway station was destroyed in an RAF raid in 1944.
    You'll need Google translate-
    "An English bomb weighing around 250 kilos and dating from the Second World War was discovered this Thursday afternoon on the site of the new Interives district in Fleury-les-Aubrais.
    The Loiret prefecture indicates that a security perimeter of around 500 meters has been set up by the police, who are securing the site while awaiting the arrival of the Versailles demining service, scheduled for around 6 p.m.
    This scope may change according to the directives of these explosive device specialists. According to our information, the bomb was not damaged or moved by the workers who unearthed it."
    Fait divers - Une bombe de la Seconde Guerre mondiale découverte sur le chantier d'Interives à Fleury, un périmètre de sécurité mis en place

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