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The Bomb Hunters (51:58)

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What does it feel like to live atop hundreds of bombs which could explode at any moment? Such is the daily life of the 43,000 citizens of Oranienburg on the northern outskirts of Berlin. The center of Nazi efforts to build an atomic bomb, Oranienburg became the target of the heaviest single Allied bombing of World War II. Now, seventy years later, the town's charismatic mayor, his intrepid bomb disposal experts and a bomb-victim-turned-media-star are joining forces to rid their home of some 300 deadly bombs before they go off.

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The Bomb Hunters


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What does it feel like to live atop hundreds of bombs which could explode at any moment? Such is the daily life of the 43,000 citizens of Oranienburg on the northern outskirts of Berlin. The center of Nazi efforts to build an atomic bomb, Oranienburg became the target of the heaviest single Allied bombing of World War II. Now, seventy years later, the town's charismatic mayor, his intrepid bomb disposal experts and a bomb-victim-turned-media-star are joining forces to rid their home of some 300 deadly bombs before they go off.

Length: 52 minutes

Item#: FMK206204

ISBN: 978-1-63722-161-7

Copyright date: ©2015

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Reviews & Awards

Smithsonian Magazine – “There are Still Thousands of Tons of Unexploded Bombs in Germany, Left Over From World War II” by Adam Higginbotham, January 2016, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/seventy-years-world-war-two-thousands-tons-unexploded-bombs-germany-180957680/

davidswanson.org: The United States Just Bombed Germany: https://davidswanson.org/?s=united+states+just+bombed+germany

Der Stern: Unter Oranienburg liegen noch 300 scharfe Bomben (300 Undetonated Bombs Still Lurk Beneath Oranienburg): https://www.stern.de/panorama/die-suche-nach-den-bomben-in-oranienburg-5949734.html

MOZ.de: Bis heute fordert der Krieg seine Opfer (The War is Still Commanding Victims Even Today) https://www.moz.de/artikel-ansicht/dg/0/1/1371641/

MAZ-online: Oranienburgs Bombenjäger im Fernsehen (“Oranienburg’s Bomb Hunters on Television”): https://www.maz-online.de/Lokales/Oberhavel/Oranienburgs-Bombenjaeger-im-Fernsehen

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