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Nature versus War

Article about: Saw this today, not sure if it has been posted yet its fascinating Nature at war: How helmets, grenades and guns discarded during the world wars have become enmeshed with tree trunks in Russ

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    I know there is another thread on the same subject but could not find it, but as this was the original thread, probably best to post this here.
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    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    I have to say that I doubt very much if that is a 1914 bike. And more to the point its a young child's bike. Somehow I don't see a ten year-old kid being able to convince anyone he is old enough to join up. I'm sorry, but the cynic in me says this is a load of bo**ocks.
    Author of... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack: Andersonstown.. Voices From 9 Battery Royal Artillery In Northern Ireland'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.

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    I had much the same thoughts Steve, but decided to post the image anyway. I hope that at least the bike in the tree is real, regardless of the story that goes with it.


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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