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From the Department of Old Ordnance Does Not Go Away.

This recent find, an Italian Breda Model 35 hand-grenade, another remnant of the Second World War. A Libyan man recently presented this to an EOD team working in the highlands of Libya’s west. It’s late tonight but there is a story here, and we’ll circle back to it soon.

But you know the point already. We can’t say it enough: Such items last decades beyond the period of their intended use, a stubborn fact that those who distribute them do not often enough seem to take into account. Thus, this


Courtesy of Tony Belgrave, MAG.

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