Forty one crates of WW1 missiles secured in a forest

Police officers secured over 160 anti-tank missiles dating back to World War 1 in a forest by Kojęcin, South-West Poland. The unexploded ordnance was found by workers cutting down trees.

Unexploded ordnance (by Dolnośląska Policja)

The authorities reported that the amount of unexploded ordnance filled 41 crates. The objects were located in a forest, around 400 metres from the nearest buildings at the Kojęcin village. Beside the missiles, the crates also contained instructions of using them. It is believed that the objects date back to the beginning of the 20th century and might have been abandoned in the forest somewhere between 1905-1914. The findings were secured by sappers.

(after Dolnośląska Policja & Interia)

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