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    Hi all
    Well after a day of sitting by the pool with the wife it was time to get the boots back on and get out and about, this time I headed east to the town of Belfort to vist Fort du Salbert it was
    built in the 1800`s its massive, it was used through all wars even up in to the cold war.

    Now if anybody is offended by bad language sorry now but you will understand oh and if you are drinking something as you read you better put it down, you`ll find out further down why.

    Anyway on with some pictures.

    This was in the dry ditch.



    At the back was this, the passage on the left only went back about 50 feet BUT the one on the right, oh baby..





    This lead down a long passage to the north west cuponia.



    But in the wall was this steel door, with a passage cut through the solid rock.





    This leads back up in to the inner fort, there are so many room, but they show Cold war use.





    Now at this stage I could hear lots of noise from other people in another part of the fort, hey ho each to there own.







    Now put your drink down.
    In the above picture you see the passage turns to the left, well it`s pitch black down there so I turn the corner and STOP..... what the fuck
    A green laser tracks along the floor and then on to my chest (oh well kids), fuck no, all fucking hell broke loose, I was in the sights of a full auto, full camo full on fucking AIRSOFT game,
    holy shit do they hurt.
    Caving helmet, tee shirt and a camera are no protection from a full on AIRSOFT attack.

    Your hero is now running like fuck try to take cover, as AIRSOFT pellets bounce off ever surface.
    I duck in to an empty room, at last time to recover, I look round and standing 5 feet away is a guy in the corner in full camo holding a fully auto gun in one hand and a side arm in the other,
    I shit my shelf and all he does is put his finger to his lips.

    After much pant wetting they stopped there game to let me get out.

    This last shot (sorry no pun intended) is the main entrance to the fort



    Thanks for looking hope you had a laugh reading my report, there are a shed more picture on my FlickR page so pop over to :-https://www.flickr.com/photos/newage2/sets/72157646154676008/

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    Default its` war jim but not as we know it


    One of the boys who helped me out.



    Cheers Newage
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    Great report,guffawed out loud! Thanks for sharing...

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    loved your reports thanks for sharing

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    That sounds like a hell of shock thank goodness you got these ace photos before they shot you.Keep em coming your reports are brill.

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    Haha! What a story, great find and experience too...glad you made it out safe!
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    Thanks guys

    If any of the AIRSOFT guys had a set of extra safety glasses I would of stayed in the thick of things and taken lots of action shot
    they were a great bunch, I might go back if I can and do the site and the bits I missed with out the thought of being SHOT..........

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    Great one mate, and a great write up !! You could cut the tension with a knife while me and Mrs F were reading this !! Glad you got out alive, think I would've died of a heart attack on the spot !! Looking forward to the next THRILLING instalment !!

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    Awesome photos, esp the 3rd pic down.
    Also, love the line "Your hero is now running like fuck try to take cover, as AIRSOFT pellets bounce off ever surface"

    Glad you got out alive!

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