Fougasse by Xatt L-Ahmar (The Fougasse at Xatt L-Ahmar)
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Fougasse by Xatt L-Ahmar (The Fougasse at Xatt L-Ahmar)

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This is a technique for building mines directly on the ground. It was built by building a cavity in the ground or rock and filling it with explosives (originally, black powder) and bullets. They were used from the XNUMXth century up to the XNUMXth century in many wars in both Europe and America

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Well entered in the register: National Inventory of Cultural Heritage of the Maltese Islands - National Inventory of Cultural Property of the Maltese Islands (NICPMI) ID: 1437

Card insertion: Ignatius Caloggero

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Information contributions: Ignazio Caloggero, Region of Sicily, web

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