Dennis Davis - A dud bomb

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53 sec
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Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

Then our next job was to go down to the wharf and guard the big petrol tanks, thousands upon thousands of gallons of petrol here and the night before we arrived a 1000-pound bomb had landed but it hadn't exploded.

I'm not sure whether it was that bomb or another 1000-pound bomb afterwards but one of these two, when it was deloused, they found the chamber inside was full of sawdust instead of explosives with a note on it "Good luck, Yugoslavia". The Germans were using Yugoslavian labour and they had sent us this note.

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