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German U-boat wreckage found in Java Sea


The wreckage of a German U-boat has been found in Indonesian waters.

The team of 16 people has yet to find any physical evidence such as symbols on the hull of the submarine to confirm that it was a German vessel, but it has found plates with the Nazi swastika printed on them. “We found two plates inside the submarine. This finding strengthens our belief that it is one of the two German U-boats that sank in the Java Sea during World War II,” Shinatria told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.

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Story: Jakarta Post | Photo: National Archeology Center

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