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Bridge Removal -- April Fool's Day, 1967
The French newspaper L'Ardennais reported that two giant helicopters were going to remove the Meuse River bridge at Montey-Notre-Dame and replace it with a new one. A crowd of over 2000 people assembled to witness the event. Eventually a loudspeaker announced that the bridge-removal operation had been delayed until April 1, 1968.

April Fool Categories: Newspapers, France, 1967, In The Wild.
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