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When you dig deep down under the ground, there’s a huge chance that you will encounter “natural form of gas” which are produced by the “fossil fuels”. These fossil fuels are actually the decayed remains of plants and animals processed for over a thousand years. And according to science, these gas are mainly made out of hydrocarbon composition primarily “methane gas”.

Some of you my fellow treasure hunters does often encounter methane gas especially when you have dug a very deep depth of hole. It is actually natural to encounter this form of gas but it is also possible that it was setup by the Japanese Imperial Army as a form of trap.

Gold miners also often encounter this form of gas but through their experiences, they already know how to deal with it.

Is methane gas dangerous and toxic?

Methane gas is … Read the rest

“Homemade gas masks” using coconuts served as an important recipe that saved a lot of people’s lives in the past WWI and WWII. In fact, there was a huge demand for coconut shells during these two previous wars. Many large gas mask factories needed them for production.

It actually started in the early 1800’s that the carbon from coconut shells was used as a filtering material. In the first World War, it was discovered that this material offers the best filtering recipe for gas masks. So in the second World War, the use of gas masks with activated carbon from coconuts were importantly used.

You might be surprised to know that in WWII, people in the United States constructed their own homemade gas masks out from household items such as tin cans, charcoals, plastics and etc… This was to protect themselves against foreign enemies who … Read the rest

According to all medical research, cyanides are quite deadly or lethal type of poison that can immediately take effect against a contaminated victim. It actually comes in many different forms but the most common type used by the Japanese Imperial Army in World War 2 as poison trap was the infamous “glass-encased cyanide capsules”.

These cyanide capsules contains two separate chambers. One of the chambers contains a chemical component called, “Sulphuric Acid” while the other chamber contains a cyanide powder (“Potassium” or “Sodium”). If it happens that a digger accidentally broke the glass, the two components will mix together which produces a colorless fume known as “Hydrogen Cyanide Gas” (HCN). When inhaled, the smell is like a “bitter almond”.

Another common method used by the Japanese Imperial Army for their poison traps was that, they mixed powder type of cyanide on … Read the rest

Many treasure hunters in the Philippines and some other countries actually encounter the dangerous and infamous “Water Trap”. This kind of trap is very common in the Philippines which was setup by the Japanese Imperial Army in WW2 to protect their hidden looted treasures from anyone who attempts to recover them.

Sad to say that it is impossible to escape from a water trap especially when the diggers got caught by surprise while inside the deep bottom hole that they dug. Even if the diggers are good swimmer, the walls will most likely collapse. As a result, the victims will get drowned and buried at the same time.

Most Japanese treasure deposits in the Philippines that were hidden nearby sources of water such as rivers, creeks and streams have a very strong possibility that they are equipped with water traps. So whether you encountered … Read the rest

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