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The tools of an archaeological dig

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Archaeologists working in northern France are excavating a series of mass graves containing the bodies of Australian and British soldiers killed in the Battle of Fromelles, France, in 1916.

Forensic archaeologist Roland Wessling describes the tools used to dig a war grave.

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