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Article about: hi guys, I am new to the forum and aswell as to metal detecting. I recently visited a b-17 crash site for my 1st ever time metal detecting and I found a few interesting bits and a few bullet

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    hi guys,

    I am new to the forum and aswell as to metal detecting.

    I recently visited a b-17 crash site for my 1st ever time metal detecting and I found a few interesting bits and a few bullets (.50cals)

    But I found 3 identical square metal plates but I cant identify what they are.

    I was looking for help from the community, any suggestions on to what they could be, will be really appreicated.


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    Hello Ben, if they are about an inch and a half square they are plates from a flack jacket. Strictly speaking you need a licence from the Ministry of Defence to recover anything from this site, as well as the landowner's permission.
    WWII Uniforms - Flak Vests / Helmets / Misc

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