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Two days at Verdun.

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    Default Two days at Verdun.

    I was a week in the Ardennes and enjoyed nature. I decided to spend the last two days at Verdun (France). Here are the pictures.

    Regards

    P.S.: My first time with the metaldetector. It's not a professional one, but it works.
    Of course I had some help from a friend.
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    Last edited by Nick Hessens; 08-01-2011 at 02:00 PM.

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    Interesting finds,i'd say your detector is earning its keep already.Thanks for showing

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    Some nice finds. I like the cartridges and the rifle stock butt plate. If you're lucky the 'tongue' will have information regarding which unit the rifle belonged to.

    Steve T

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    Thanks for the comments!

    Quote by Steve T View Post
    Some nice finds. I like the cartridges and the rifle stock butt plate. If you're lucky the 'tongue' will have information regarding which unit the rifle belonged to.

    Steve T
    Thanks Steve for the info.

    Regards

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    Wow! Fascinating!

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    Ingrid, I do not wish to be a "killjoy" but I was under the impression that it was highly illegal to metal detect and to ground dig relics in France, especially around Verdun ! with high fines and confiscation if caught/found by the Gendarmes......(correct me if I am wrong), any way I like your finds, especially the MG08 ammo belt tabs, heres a small length from my collection, albeit a post war Belgian variety, keeper tabs every 5th round, the German belt had 3 per tab...
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    Quote by oradour View Post
    Ingrid, I do not wish to be a "killjoy" but I was under the impression that it was highly illegal to metal detect and to ground dig relics in France, especially around Verdun ! with high fines and confiscation if caught/found by the Gendarmes......(correct me if I am wrong)
    Hi Steve,
    I did not know that. I'll remember!
    Thanks.

    Regards

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    Oh, for people who don't recognise the object in pic 8 and 9. It's a French Citron grenade. We left it there of course!!!

    For more pics look here: http://warrelics.eu/forum/imperial-g...-3/#post333467

    Regards

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    and when you go with a metal detector nobody see you i know it is illegal on verdun you are looky

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    There is nothing to do in the verden hils at least with small detectors- the tons of the ground is closed trenches under a very deep layer of the ground. There more interesting places to find even a surface stuff- for approx a 1-2 km from the main first lines, where was a rear positions, and where a tons of stuff was removed from the wounded soldiers and all this stuff was thrown away to the garbage holes... At there is no experienced battlefield hunters- let's hear what the "Robo's" says
    Regards,
    Dimas

    my Skype: warrelics

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