Reply to post: Re: C'mon, we're all anoraks round here

Bombing raids during WWII sent out shockwaves powerful enough to alter the Earth's ionosphere

Steve the Cynic

Re: C'mon, we're all anoraks round here

At least it wasn't captioned "jets"

That reminds me of a story in the "Metro" (a free rag distributed on weekdays in Tube and London-bound stations) in about 2007. The story was about a German pilot whose aircraft had been shot down in 1942 and had damaged a church tower or something somewhere in East Anglia, and his subsequent visit there in the days before the story was printed. They attributed this shoot-down to "British jets."

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