File photo. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)
Photo: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
Photo: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images

1,400 guns, 1,200 swords from WWII found buried at elementary school in Japan

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The severely oxidized grenades, bullets, cannonballs and weapons were uncovered in July and recently removed from the Tanashi Elementary School in Nishitokyo, according to The Mainichi

Officials believe they were discarded there in 1945 at the end of the war. 

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