Security with Fake Guns at Mine

A security guard waves a fake gun that is a symbol of authority to guard the gold mine. Most Africans in the Congo work where the Belgians already explored.  Congolese try to eke little bits of gold from the old mine tunnels and cracks in the earth left by the Belgians. Belgians moved very quickly into their colony with heavy machinery to extract gold to finance the war effort during WWII.

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