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Re: Contest/Game - Identify this picture
Other than France, the only other place that I know that has those little trains, is Martinique. I think this might be Saint Pierre.
Yes, Geoff.. well done. The event alluded to is, of course, the 1901 eruption of Mt Pele.. an amazingly destructive blast that left, IIRC only two survivors.. one out to sea, another in a 'solitary cell' in a nearby prison.
Many gutted ruins remain; the prison, a theatre among them
the 'survivor's' cell in the prison basement:
Typical EU funded improvements:
The 'Villian" today
You're up, Geoff... nicely done.
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Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)