Boy finds WWII bomb with metal detector

Published on January 8th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

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A boy who received a metal detector for Christmas has found a WWII bomb buried in a field in England.

Sonny Cater was exploring fields near his house when the National Geographic metal detector, worth £30, led him to a mud-caked metal capsule.

He took it home but his father Jem, 37, became suspicious as he washed it under a tap and contacted a relative who is a former RAF armourer.

The family were told to immediately call the police and a bomb disposal squad was dispatched to their home in Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

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Story: The Telegraph | Photo: SWNS

 

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One Response to Boy finds WWII bomb with metal detector

  1. Gene Woodwick says:

    I am researching post WWII US mines placed in Japanese harbors for Operation Starvation that have drifted into the Pacific and on to US shores from California to alaska. any information about their finds on shore or possible ships sunk by mines would be appreciated..

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