WW2-Era bomb found near Taipei 101

14 Feb 2014

During renovation at the World Trade Center complex in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China, a unexploded 500-pound bomb was discovered at about 0900 hours. It was only about 200 meters from Taipei 101, the world's tallest building between 2004 and 2010. Military personnel quickly determined the fuse to have been deteriorated over the decades and posed no thread. The bomb was transported to the ROC Army base in Hukou Township, Hsinchu County to be destroyed.

For more information: Apple Daily (in Chinese language)



Back to Main | Back to 2014 News Index




Did you enjoy this article? Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds


Posting Your Comments on this Topic

Your Name
Your Email
 Your email will not be published
Comment Type
Your Comments
Security Code
 

 

Note: We hope that visitor conversations at WW2DB will be constructive and thought-provoking. Please refrain from using strong language. HTML tags are not allowed. Your IP address will be tracked even if you remain anonymous. WW2DB site administrators reserve the right to moderate, censor, and/or remove any comment. All comment submissions will become the property of WW2DB.

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
Random Photograph

Settsu, 1917-1918




Famous WW2 Quote
"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last."

Winston Churchill