GUERNSEY HISTORY 

29th February 1964
Second World War bomb detonated

Construction workers at Fort George uncovered a bomb on their site, left over from the Second World War. All work stopped until RAF bomb disposal experts arrived from the mainland.

They diffused the weapon in place and took it off site for disposal. They detonated it in a controlled explosion so that it would not be a danger to anyone, and construction work could resume.

Fort George above Soldiers' Bay

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