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Old 01-29-2020, 07:58 PM   #16
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Both good points, and as you say it was of its time.
Always surprising to find we weren't magnanimous in victory...

Its the statistics that are surprising. Every 8 mines swept takes a casualty.
Must be approaching the figures they were designed for?
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Old 01-29-2020, 08:41 PM   #17
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 Every 8 mines swept takes a casualty.
Must be approaching the figures they were designed for?

Maybe even better than designed.



There is still about one self-detonation of one unexploded bomb in the german coastal waters every year.
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