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WWII Dornier Do-17 bomber raised from sea bed

A German WWII bomber has been raised from the sea bed at the bottom of the English Channel after being shot down more than 70 years ago. [Thx to Chulian for the link!] The Dornier Do-17 aircraft was shot down off the Kent coast more than 70 years ago during the

British WWII bomber set to be excavated

A researcher in Germany is preparing to excavate a Lancaster Bomber which crashed in mid-April, 1943, with hopes of finding out what happened to the crew. After retiring, Menges began looking into the crash. During that investigation, he learned a day after the crash, German troops carried away two coffins purported

WWII bomber recovered from Baltic Sea floor

German military divers have recovered the remains of a rare Stuka dive-bomber wreck found recently on the floor of the Baltic Sea. More photos can be seen here. [thx to Chulian for the links!] The Stuka wreck, first discovered in the 1990s when a fisherman's nets snagged on it, lies about

WWII German Bomber parts found in English garden

Engine parts from a German bomber shot down during the Battle of Britain have been found in an garden in Somerset, England. Engine parts of the Heinkel were left 5ft (1.5m) underground in Puriton for over 70 years archaeologists have said. Homeowner Alan Jennings said: "It's not everyday you get someone knock