Mine-clearers tackle deadly WWI legacy in France one hundred years later

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, May 12, 2014 6:18 EDT
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100 years on, mine-clearers tackle a deadly WWI legacy in France (via AFP)

At the foot of the Vosges mountain range in northeastern France, a key battleground during World War I, a mine-clearance team is cautiously inspecting a cylinder of rusted metal nestled in a stone case covered with mould and barbed wire. “Look at that…

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