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Abandoned US Machine Gun Position Found [SILVER AWARD!]

  • Because of the respect and apparent admiration you showed to the veterans I am subbing, thank you for being respectful to the momory of so many fallen heroes. Great job on the videos too, I'm learning and enjoying watching you so far.

  • Hey man ik heb mn detector daar ook gehaald en ik ga volgende week in de Ardennen detecten.

  • finds standard American coins that I literally have in my pocket rn*
    him: yes these were definitely American coins, don't want to rub them too much, keep them in good condition

  • Shows how fast the Earth consumes any remnants we (Humans) were ever even there. It's not shocking so little is known about the Egyptians or the Romans. Hell, they could have been the 2nd or 22nd advanced civilization to exist on the Earth and we wouldn't know. Anything they left behind would have been swallowed up long ago.
    Where I live in the south in the USA it's not uncommon to see 1940's -1980'2 cars just sitting in peoples yards and they're (Depending on the year, the shape they were left in and climate) almost gone, already.

  • Roosevelt dimes were not minted until 1946. During WW2, you would have had liberty dimes. The coins may have been left by veterans who returned to the area as a tribute.

  • wow, fascinating. . . must be cool finding old ww2 stuff in europe. ww2 is such an interesting subject and still has huge appeal.

  • I meet Vets who served and are all effd up in the head and living in low income apartment dumps because they're given shit pensions and don't realize they helped usher in Communism and debt slavery to America, the enemy wasn't out there it was always within. Sad to see them with their one room apartment and the only thing they look forward to is the Cable TV package I sell them and walking their dog through the low income apartment complex.

  • Thank you for leaving the dimes and the quarter ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ท

  • Massive respect for researching about those coins and putting them back where you found them!

    If anyone else would have dug them up they would just take it as a find and prob. taking them home.

  • Good on you and thank you for being respectful and returning the coins! Looking forward to watching more of your videos.

  • Thank you for the respect given to our veterans by returning the coins to their place.
    Thank you for treating all of these soldiers regardless of country with respect.
    I have assorted NSDAP pins, two Iron Crosses and assorted medals awarded to my wifeโ€™s family members from WW1 & WW2. No way are they ever for sale, they are treated with respect and reverence regardless of them being the ones that fought against my family members and country. I wish the politicians and their families died instead of the common man. It is a real shame what is happening in Europe, especially Germany, very sad! Germans should be proud of their country and its accomplishments!!! Subbed for the respect given to ALL veterans!!! Btw, I am a veteran myself, one hitch instead of college, my CINC was President Reagan and I would have loved to have had Trump as my CINC!

  • these guys had the sense to call it a day after the war, but Stan Laurel stuck it out for years after with a massive pile of mt baked bean tins nearby one of the best Laural & Hardy episodes.

  • The Germans really didnโ€™t have much chance at success in the first place as Germany was fairly resource poor at this point. Hitler relied too much on foggy weather to neutralize allied devastating air power, and seriously misjudged the level of American resistance, especially when rumors spread that the Germans were massacring POWs. I think the attitude of many was: prisoners will only slow us down, so we just wonโ€™t take them.

  • Ik ben wel bereid om een keer chauffeur te spelen (en dus de brandstof voor m'n rekening te nemen) in ruil voor een keer mee te lopen met jullie. Ik woon in Nijmegen. Mocht je hiervoor open staan; je kan me vinden op FB. Sidenote: ik ben niet de Dave Mulderij uit Arnhem

  • I served in the army in the 70s in Germany. We were doing some training with us mine detectors and found some German personal effects of a soldier from WW2. We turned them over to our counterparts with as much respect and dignity as we could. Thanks for respecting our guys.

  • I love watching your guy's videos! Your channel helps provide historical information and teaches us a lot of stuff.

  • They were called the "MAW- DUCE ! 50 caliber machine gun. It and tons of variations of them were used since it was invented. It was even used as a check round for the 105mm recoilless rifle. You loaded both rounds, 50 on top, 105, on bottom. You pulled the trigger and watched through the sight as the 50caliber traser round went towards the target. JUST AS SOON as could see that the 50cal round was going to hit, OR come close to the target, you slammed your hand onto the trigger and the 105mm headed for almost the exact same point that the 50cal hit! These 105mm rifles were mounted on the bed of a Jeep as a hunter/killer squad. Just some of the fun that I USED ๐Ÿ˜‰ to have.

  • Yeah, the" pineapple granade " was replaced by the " baseball granade " that was smooth all around so it could slip off your fingers. Makes sense ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿคก๐Ÿ’ฉ ๐Ÿ’ฉ to me. Cause WHY the hell would you want grip on an explosive device that you had to throw at the enemy ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ‘ฟ? Can't figure it out myself.

  • There is the first thing that makes sense to me, the WINE bottle! Should have been standard issue!!๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜

  • Standard rifle round was the 30:06 for the M1 Grarand, but there was the 30cal for the carbine and of course the old fatifhfull 45. That came as a 1911sidearm pistol and the Thompson machine gun.

  • Hader Indonesia ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿค๐Ÿค๐Ÿค

  • Those guys are hard nuts. Gunfire going on all around they were just walking like a St. Patrick day parade

  • Your finds and your respect gave me goosebumps and tears. Thank you. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝโค๏ธ

  • The US coins.. at 12:29 is a quarter that has the date of '2000' clearly shown. (It also says 'the old man of the mountain' on it).

    Obviously these were not left by the US troops in WW2 (if you check your spare change, you might have the very same quarter).

  • Iโ€™m watching as a Dutchy who lives in Germany, and I enjoy your vids so much, because itโ€™s so interesting and exciting to see what you dug up this time! I wish I could grab a detector as well and just go and find stuff with you!

  • Thank you for having the honor to return the coins back to where they were. I salute you,Sir. Semper Fi!!! You just earned another subscriber.

  • Great video, my grandfather fought there in the battle of the bulge he was I believe in the 5th infantry division U.S. army. It's so neat to see things that he may have carried there. Thank you for sharing these finds with the world to see and remember what was done and the great sacrifices that were made there.

  • My son thinks he saw a large shell @7:34 upper right when you were examining the bottle… Thoughts?

  • Nice video, respecting battlegrounds is a good thing, the area is not abandoned, the front line moved farther towards Germany, we Military don't abandon unless we are overrun and have to abandon the area. If no one is on the streets of Bastogne – is the place Abandoned?

    Please call the sites you visit former positions or a lost military position that you are visiting for historical purposes.

  • If a veteran leaves behind something like coins it is good to honor that no matter what the Army the soldier served in. Its good to see people show respect when they find such things

  • Do you have a big problem when you get seen by police or farmers when metal detecting in the belgian ardennes forests ?

  • As an American Veteran, not from WW2, I want to say thank you for being so respectful and putting those coins back. Much respect!

  • You are a very conscientious person to replace those coins to there original site.
    You are honoring not only the respect of the person who put them there, but also the soldier that gave his life for his country.
    God bless you and all these men who have their lives during this battle.

  • 6:54 is that the soldiers from the famous "filthy thirteen squad"
    I has read a biography about there leader Jack McNiece.
    According to him there are two kind of soldiers.
    The first one that follow all the procedures and rules there commanders comes up with and the second kind of soldier that gets the job done.
    Jack was definitevly the second kind of soldier.

  • good day, i enjoy your content and others like this on youtube, i just got stationed in Germany and im very interested in getting my own metal detector and trying to find lost relics of history. im a huge ww2 buff of all participants, regardless of motives or actions performed by either side, i agree. these items should be preserved for all to enjoy. i want to get into this hobby as it would be personally so rewarding to find and preserve such artifacts. i was hoping you could help out a novice like myself on tips and tricks as far as equipment and maybe even allow me to accompany you on a trip or two so i can learn. thank you!

  • Hoi! Allereerst; tof kanaal. ik kijk met veel plezier naar je video's ๐Ÿ™‚
    Volgens mij was ik in de winkel (Detector Plaza) toen jij/u de Deus kocht.
    Ik kwam net iets later binnen en stond met mijn vrouw te wachten.
    Geweldige machine! Ga vooral zo door ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Very informative. I'm Filipino but I don't know why i am so fascinated with ww2 history. Can't imagine what the soldiers have been gone thru.. war is hell! Thanks bro.

  • I would like very much to correspond with you. My Dad fought in the Bulge.
    He lost two brothers in that ferocious fighting.
    You can find me on Facebook as Don Odom or Mary Odom.
    You and Iron Mike are my favorites
    Thank you so much.

  • As the founder of the WWII Historical Re-enactment Society, Inc. here in the USA (1976)ย I wish to give my Thumbs Up Award. Great video. In 2009 I visited the Ardennes and was taken to where a relation crashed his P-38 fighter. I plan to return in 2020 and want to find pieces of that plane. You can read about my trip in my book, A BRIDGE TO TIME, A Re-enactor's Journey by TJ Sotiropolos.

  • Great video, I own a WW II .30-06calย M-1 Garand and a .30cal M-1 Carbine.ย  That Garand has a heck of a kick.ย  Great video, will watch a couple of more before deciding to subscribe.

  • Much respect from America for putting the coins back. My grandfather used to do the same thing back in the 1990โ€™s.

  • Since the quarters now have states on the back (this one being New Hampshire with Franconia Notches "Old Man Of The Mountain") on it, I wonder if the fallen solder was from that state.

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