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Fears Grow That WW2 Wreck Could Explode

Ian Harvey
SS Richard Montgomery

Now a wreck but on the 20th August 1944, an American cargo ship, the SS Richard Montgomery, sank off the coast of Kent in England,…

Spitfires, Búchons & a Blenheim Star in Cinematic Battle of Britain Air Show

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This year’s Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show will celebrate 50 years since the 1969 classic starring Michael Caine Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show…

Warthogs Will Keep On BRRRRRTing For Another 10 Years

Ian Harvey
A10 plane

When did the Thunderbolt II aircraft get the affectionate nickname “warthog” That’s a legendary military take, but in spite of the derisive moniker, the massive,…

For Sale: Rare Piece of Vietnam History For $91,000

Jack Beckett

Offered for sale from a private collection is this extremely rare 1953 Pontiac T46E1 Otter Amphibious Carrier. This is the only known surviving and operational…

Survivor of Auschwitz Celebrates Her Birthday With Family of 400

Ian Harvey

History is full of stories chronicling mankind’s best and worst moments.  Sometimes one of those moments comes hard on the heels of the other.  The…

Austrian Supreme Court Issues Ruling On Hitler’s Birthplace

Ian Harvey

The home where Adolf Hitler was born has been the subject of a long legal battle which was finally resolved this month as the Austrian…

We Are Entering a Golden Age of Wreck Discovery

Ian Harvey
plane wreck

Back in February of 2019, Paul Allen owned R/V Petrel found the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Hiei which had been sunk by Allied forces in…

One of Canada’s ‘Black Devil’ Commandos, Dies at 97

Ian Harvey

On August 9th of 2019, Canadian World War II veteran Ralph Mayville passed away at the age of ninety three.  His short obituary in the…

Now Open: The First Underwater Veterans Memorial For Divers

Ian Harvey

On the 5th of August 2019, the Circle of Heroes military veteran memorial opened to the public.  Of all of the military memorials in the…

David Ayer to Movie About the Battle of El-Alamein

Ian Harvey
David Ayer

According to reports, David Ayer is in discussions to director “El-Alamein.” The movie is based on the true story of the World War II battles…

WWII Wrecks Are Being Stolen from the Bottom of the Oceans

Ian Harvey

The final resting places of many WWII sailors are being stolen by modern day pirates. These “metal pirates” as they’re known aren’t looking for treasure…

Airport Comes to Standstill as Remains of Hero Vietnam War Pilot Return Home

Ian Harvey

It seems that the American people can agree on almost nothing these days.  Almost. There is one topic on which they all agree, and that…