U.S. Bombs from WWII destroyed on the Galapagos Islands

Ecuador will culminate today the destruction of eleven U.S. bombs from World War II, most of them of more than 200 kilos, which were found in 2010 by fishermen in the Galapagos Islands, the Ministry of Defence. The delegate of the Minister of Defense to destroy Galapagos pumps, Xavier Drouet, told Efe that exploded yesterday “successful” the first six bombs, but today will be destroyed five others. Drouet told the Americans had a military base in Baltra, so this weapon was used by soldiers in that country “to test shot” during the Second World War, but although they were only for testing contained explosives. Read Article

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