Aftermath: The Remnants of War: From Landmines to Chemical Warfare--The Devastating Effects of Modern Combat

Category: Military
Author: Donovan Webster
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by chha   2022-07-02
Aftermath - The Remnants of War by Donovan Webster[1] is highly recommended and has a section on Zone Rouge.


by teachrdan   2018-02-15
There's a great book about this phenomena, "Aftermath: The Remnants of War." Apparently unexploded ordinance in Europe from WWI is very common because trench warfare lasted for years and, due to relatively primitive manufacturing techniques, mortars, bombs, etc. often failed to detonate. That explains a lot of the comments below about French farmers getting killed by ancient munitions