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Unexploded WW2 Bombs Beneath The Ruins of Pompeii

Ian Harvey

Pompeii was an important part of the Roman Empire, a key city that was struck by molten lava when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.,…

PBY Wreck Found in Irish lake

Ian Harvey

PBY Catalina: Most of the important relics and artifacts from World War II have long since been refurbished, restored and placed in history museums to…

Hand-Sized Drone Latest In Warfare Technology

Ian Harvey

Drone: Countries around the globe are ceaseless pursuers of the latest and greatest warfare technologies. It was once a case of “bigger is better” —…

WW2 Bomb Suddenly Explodes in German Field Leaving Giant Crater

Ian Harvey
Bomb crater

WW2 Bomb: Germany still suffers echoes of its dark Nazi past 80 years ago, when Adolf Hitler led the country to war and created a…

Marshall Islands: Dome Covering Nuclear Waste Starting to Crack

Ian Harvey

Marshall Islands – Science fiction writers have made countless plot lines out of an earth destroyed by mankind’s greed and lack of foresight. Many books,…

Weald Foundation Brings its 45 Ton Tank Killer to Tankfest 2019

Jack Beckett

Weald Foundation is pleased to announce they will be attending Tankfest 2019 with their Jagpanther. The event takes place at the Tank Museum in Bovington,…

Supreme Court rules War Memorial Can Stand – It Was To Be Pulled Down

Ian Harvey
War memorial

Supreme Court: Religious symbols, or anything remotely resembling religious symbols, are under fire these days, viewed by secular societies as an impingement on those who…

Why You Should Visit TANKFEST on Friday 28th June

Ian Harvey

Friday at TANKFEST is your chance to see The Tank Museum’s guest stars first, before anyone else! You can see the Panther running alongside its…

Scapa Flow: WW1 Battleship Wrecks up For Sale on eBay

Ian Harvey

Scapa Flow – SMS Markgraf was the third battleship of the four-ship König class. She served in the Imperial German Navy during World War I.…

WW2 Submarine Floats In Flood

Ian Harvey

The United States has had huge problems with the fallout from an unusually wet spring; farmers’ fields are soggy and crops can’t be harvested, and…

The Jagdpanther is Coming to TANKFEST 2019

Jack Beckett

JAGDPANTHER TO APPEAR AT TANKFEST The Weald Foundation and The Tank Museum are pleased to announce a last-minute addition to the TANKFEST 2019 line-up –…

Drunk Man Joyrides in a T-55 Through a Polish Town

Ian Harvey

Drunk Man – The trope of the drunken joyride is pretty well-established in the annals of ‘foolish things people do’. On the 14th of June…