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Oh well, they've concluded it was just a myth.
Quote: Oh well, they've concluded it was just a myth.
Not quite, its just "called off" that I take to mean they wont give up that easily after all the effort they put in.
The second para of the article says "they have now concluded it is a myth."
Pity, but I always thought it's a bit too good to be true!
Oh well, never mind (the chap that set this up must be gutted though)
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My thoughts also.
Rather a strange thing to do plus the effort to bury 24 of them.
Reminds me of the Loch Ness Monster
Quote: Rather a strange thing to do plus the effort to bury 24 of them
Well if you've got the gear its not that much effort:
My dad always tells the story about the American unit who were next to them in Korea, when it came time to ship out the bulldozers were used to dig a blooming great hole, everything they weren't taking back was put into it (including trucks and jeeps) and then covered over.
I guess it was easier/cheaper than shipping everything back.
There may be a few under the council car park in Leicester.............. along with Richard III.
Well its all over.
There are none and would have been an impossible task at the time.
Such a pity, would have been an amazing find.
As for militery gear being buried of otherwise scrapped, you must remember all those Huey's being dropped in the sea when the yanks pulled out of Nam
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