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R/V Petrel Discovers Sunken Japanese Fleet Carrier Kaga 

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Seattle, WA, Oct. 18, 2019 – During extensive underwater surveying of the Battle of Midway site, the Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, owned and operated by Vulcan…

93-Year-Old Former SS Guard Goes on Trial in Germany

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Bruno Dey appeared in German youth court as he is accused of being an accessory to over 5,000 murders during World War II while serving…

B-17 Memorial Park Is Reminder of Crew That Died in Tragic Crash in 1944

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On March 12, 1943, nine crew members of a B-17 Flying Fortress flew over Grant County, Arkansas, on their way to Florida from Kansas. It…

Dozens of Graves Vandalized at War Cemetery in Israel

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Someone vandalized over forty tombstones in the Haifa War Cemetery in Haifa, Israel. The damage was discovered last Friday. Some of the gravestones were knocked…

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on B17 Crash

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On October 2, 2019, at 0953 eastern daylight time, a Boeing B-17G, N93012, owned and operated by the Collings Foundation, was destroyed during a precautionary…

Two British Phantoms to Be Restored

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The British Phantom Aviation Group (BPAG) has announced plans to restore two Phantoms fighter planes in the United Kingdom. The first is F-4J (UK) ZE360.…

New Memorial Dedicated to Vietnam War Dogs and Their Handlers

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Motts Military Museum in Groveport, Ohio (a suburb of Columbus, Ohio), dedicated the new Vietnam War Dog Team Memorial. It consists of three black granite…

Two Polish Soldiers Killed By WWII Bomb

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Two Polish soldiers were killed when a WWII  bomb detonated while they were disarming it. Four other soldiers were injured in the blast and were…

The Follow-Up to ‘Band of Brothers’ is Coming

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Apple has been growing their empire by moving into the entertainment world. Their latest move is opening their own production studio. The first project announced…

Archaeologists Uncover Remains of 110 Soldiers & Artifacts From WWI Battlefield

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Over 80 soldiers killed during WW1 received burials with full military honors Thursday 1oth October. Their remains were discovered in an archaeological dig that one…

Medal of Honor Series Returning – But With a Twist

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The Medal of Honor franchise is to release a new iteration of its popular WWII shooter game via EA. The original game was released way…

Germany Still Pays UK & Belgian Pensions to Collaborators

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Though it has been nearly 75 since World War II ended, Germany is still paying the monthly pensions of people who collaborated with the Nazi…