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World War II-Era Bomb Explodes

World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters


 

SUMMARY: Polish Navy divers tried to remotely neutralize a six-ton “Tallboy” dropped by the British, but the bomb had no intention of going quietly.


A 12,000-pound World War II-era bomb exploded in a shipping canal off the Polish port city of Swinoujscie on Tuesday, sending a plume of water high into the air as a team of navy divers were working to neutralize it remotely.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/14/world/europe/poland-bomb.html

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Published: Thursday, October 15, 2020

Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2020

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