For those used to snowy winters, finding some strange things in the melted snow come spring isn’t that uncommon. However, these discoveries are usually nothing more than everyday lost items such as:
- A lone mitten,
- Paper cups,
- Dog poop,
While these spring time discoveries might be somewhat mundane, around the world there have been some truly shocking discoveries found within ice.
From mountain expeditions to yard sale deep freezers, here are 5 terrifying and creepy things that have been discovered frozen in ice.
1. During the First World War, there was a fierce mine warfare between the Italian and Austro-Hungarian forces. This conflict took place in the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeastern Italy.
There were many casualties due to the warfare, but some deaths were due to external forces. On Friday, December the 13th, 1916, an avalanche claimed the lives of 10,000 soldiers.
The day became known as “White Friday” and the remains of soldiers are still being found today as the planet heats up. In 2012, the bodies belonging to two teenage soldiers were discovered in the ice, perfectly preserved.
Both of the discovered bodies had bullet holes in their skulls. Archaeologists were forced to work fast because these fresh bodies can quickly decompose in the warmth.
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