"This is one of the mines that went off in our sweep gear when we were sweeping on the entrance to Sasebo, Japan." - Vincent O'Connor


"The mine that almost came on board with the sweep wire - the blast is closer than it appears!" - Everett D. Besch



(Submitted By Vincent "Mike" O'Connor)


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