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Eerie Images Taken by Divers Show the Wreckage of USS Eagle PE-56

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USS Eagle

Two weeks before VE Day and the final capitulation of the Nazi German forces an order went out, to the U-boat commanders that were still…

USS Constitution Celebrates 222 Years in Service

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USS Constitution

The USS Constitution is the world’s oldest commissioned warship still sailing the seas. Nicknamed “Old Ironsides” due to its success in the War of 1812,…

Single Day Tickets on Sale for 20th Anniversary TANKFEST

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TANKFEST Single Day tickets are now on sale for the 20th Anniversary taking place 26-28 June 2020.  Attracting visitors from as far as Australia and…

Giant Flak Tower to Become Luxury Hotel

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The St. Pauli bunker in Hamburg, Germany, is set for a hotel makeover. The bunker was built in World War II to provide air defense…

Map Plots 30,000 Luftwaffe Air Raids on The UK During WW2

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Experts at the University of York and the Britain’s National Archives have created an interactive map which shows the locations of over 30,000 air raids…

Divers Discover WWII “earthquake” Bomb in Shipping Channel

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One of Poland’s busiest shipping channels just happens to be the location of one of the largest unexploded WWII bombs ever found in the country.…

‘Hogan’s Heroes’ Makes A Comeback Nearly Five Decades After It Went Off The Air

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The original Emmy Award-winning Hogan’s Heroes was a sitcom set in a WWII prisoner of war camp, its successor, however, focuses on the descendants of…

Gal Gadot to Play Polish Heroine ‘Irena Sendler’ in Holocaust Drama

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Gal Gadot, the Israeli born star of 2017’s Wonder Woman movie has confirmed that she will produce and star in a new film version of…

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…