• Short Summary

    40 TONS OF TROTYL WAS TO DAY EXPLODE ON THE COAST OF THE LITTLE ISLAND ROMO NEAR JUTHLAND - IN THE WATER BETWEEN DENMARK AND ENGLAND.

  • Description

    40 TONS OF TROTYL WAS TO DAY EXPLODE ON THE COAST OF THE LITTLE ISLAND ROMO NEAR JUTHLAND - IN THE WATER BETWEEN DENMARK AND ENGLAND. IT WAS THE BIGGEST EXPLOSION IN DENMARK, JUST A 800 PART OF THE ATOM BOMB OVER JAPAN.

    THERE WAS ONLY USED OLD GERMAN AMMUNITION FROM THE FIRST WORLD WAR. IN 1913 WAS THE MANY TONS OF TROTYL BEEN MADE IN GERMANY, AND SEND TO DENMARK TO USE FOR THE GERMAN FORCES.

    A 200 METER HIGH WATER FOUNTAIN RAISE OVER THE ISLAND. IT WAS THE BIGGEST EXPLOSION IN DENMARK.

    THE REASON. THE TIDE HAS EVERY DAY -- YEAR AFTER YEAR EAT A RICE OF THE EXPENSIVE EARTH ON THE ISLAND, EVERY AFTERNOON COMES THE TIDE, AND ON THE MORNING IT WILL ALAIN BE LAW TIDE BUT THE WATER WILL ALWAYS EAT A RICE OF THE EARTH.

    BECAUSE OF THIS HIGH AND LAW TIDE DECIDE THE GOVERNMENT TO MAKE A CANNAL ON THE BOTTOM OF THE WATER, A CANNAL THE WORLD BE ABLE TO LEAD THE WATER OUT AN OTHER WAY -- NOT HEAR THE COAST LINE.

    FIRST THERE WAS TALK ABOUT A JOB FOR AIR FORCES -- BUT IT WAS TO RISKY TO BOMB THE CANNAL, AND IT WAS THEREFOR DECIDE TO LET THE ARMY BLOW UP THE CANNAL - BY OLD GERMAN AMMUNITION FROM THE WAY 1914 - 18
    SOLDIERS START EARLY ON THE MORNING TO LAY OUT THE MANY TONS OF TROTYL. HUNDRED OF OLD SHALL, AND ALL CONNECTED BY A ELECTRIC WIRE.

    AT THE AFTERNOON WAS THIS PART OF THE JOB OVER, AND AT SIX O'CLOCK AFTERNOON BLOW COLONEL VALUER LARSEN OFF 40 TONS TROTYL -- AND IT WILL NOW BE A HOPE THAT THE WATER WILL USE THIS CANNAL ON LAW TIDE

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2EI7M56I4YQGAUFRPW3328134
    Media URN:
    VLVA2EI7M56I4YQGAUFRPW3328134
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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