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2012-01-03 : Spitfire redux: The WWII guns firing after 70 years buried in peat

Thx Phil for sharing

Spitfire graphic

An excavation at the site of a 1941 Spitfire crash in a bog in the Irish Republic
uncovered huge, remarkably preserved chunks of

plane and six Browning machine guns. After 70 years buried in peat could they be made to fire?
They certainly could, writes Dan Snow.