Thursday, November 27, 2008

The RAF Fauld Explosion

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1944 The RAF Fauld Explosion: four thousand tonnes of explosives stored in a cavern in Fauld, Staffordshire, England, blew up, killing approximately 75. The explosion was heard as far away as Geneva, Switzerland. A crater, 100 feet deep and half a mile in diameter, was caused by the explosion. The RAF Fauld explosion was one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history.

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