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World War II-Era ‘Earthquake Bomb’ Explodes in Polish Waters

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 14 October 2020
Polish Navy divers tried to remotely neutralize a six-ton “Tallboy” dropped by the British, but the bomb had no intention of going quietly.
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News video: World War II bomb explodes underwater in Poland

World War II bomb explodes underwater in Poland 02:40

This footage shows the moment a massive World War II bomb explodes underwater as the Polish Navy attempts to defuse it.Military experts had warned in advance that it was a dangerous job to detonate the 5.4-tonne Tallboy bomb which is found in the Piast Canal waterway leading to the port of Szczecin...

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The bomb — nicknamed "Tallboy" and capable of causing a small earthquake — was dropped by the British in 1945.

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