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BOMB HUNTERS

Bombenjäger - Oranienburgs explosives Erbe
 
Category
Current Affairs, History, Politics, Society
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Documentary, Germany 2015
Runtime: 52min. / 45 min.
Director: Rick Minnich
Production: Kloos & Co. Medien GmbH

 

What does it feel like to live atop hundreds of bombs which could explode at any moment? Such is the daily life of the 43,000 citizens of Oranienburg on the northern outskirts of Berlin. The center of Nazi efforts to build an atomic bomb, Oranienburg became the target of the heaviest single Allied bombing of World War II. Now, seventy years later, the town’s charismatic mayor, his intrepid bomb disposal experts and a bomb-victim-turned-media-star are joining forces to rid their home of some 300 deadly bombs before they go off…

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