Unexploded ordnance from World War I, photo by Chris Gehrz

Our Very Own Ypres


It’s been a century since the start of World War I. Yet unexploded ordinance – explosives and war gas shells – continue to turn up in vast quantities in the battlefields of France and Belgium. In the area of Ypres, France, alone, in the last four years the disposal squads have dealt with 629 tons…