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Battleship wrecked by Germans during Second World War remembered

Battleship wrecked by Germans during Second World War remembered | second world war | Scoop.it
A team of Royal Navy divers returned to replace the White Ensign - a Union Jack and St George's flag - on HMS Royal Oak 74 years after it was sunk in Orkney.

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World War 2/II in Colour / The Second World War in Colour [FULL FILM DOCUMENTARY]

"The Second World War in Colour" or simply "Colour of War" as it is released here in Belgium is a very good documentary about WWII and how it affected life a...

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WWII pilot who died alone to be given fitting funeral - Telegraph.co.uk

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A heroic World War II Bomber Command pilot is to be honoured thanks to a fundraising campaign to give him a fitting send off.
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Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks

Proper Course: Second World War Shipwrecks | second world war | Scoop.it
This week's Monday Map comes to you courtesy of Amazing Maps on Twitter and it purports to show the location of all World War II shipwrecks. I have no idea of its original source or accuracy... although it's probably no more ...

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Update: Second World War bomb exploded by disposal experts in Battisford

Update: Second World War bomb exploded by disposal experts in Battisford | second world war | Scoop.it
Bomb disposal experts have exploded a Second World War device discovered by a family walking their dogs.

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Nazi U-boat sunk during Second World War is discovered off Indonesia

Nazi U-boat sunk during Second World War is discovered off Indonesia | second world war | Scoop.it
Initial researches show it to be U-168, a hunter-killer of the German 'Kriegsmarine' which claimed several Allied vessels before it was sent to a watery grave in Indonesia by torpedoes in 1944.
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Bomb squad blow up Second World War rocket uncovered in Norfolk quarry

Bomb squad blow up Second World War rocket uncovered in Norfolk quarry | second world war | Scoop.it
A Second World War armour-piercing rocket had to be blown up after it was discovered at a quarry near Great Yarmouth.

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A Second World War armour-piercing rocket had to be blown up after it was discovered at a quarry near Great Yarmouth.

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Human skeletons, artifacts recovered from WWII Nazi U-boat discovered off ... - Fox News

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WWII Vet Publishes His Second World War Memoirs | War History ...

WWII Vet Publishes His Second World War Memoirs | War History ... | second world war | Scoop.it
Gordon Huntington, then as a strapping signalman, and now at 93 years old. Gordon Huntington was in his 20s when World War II broke out. He worked as a signalman for the British Navy when he was captured in 1942 at ...
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Hundreds gather for the funeral of Second World War veteran Frederick Leach

Hundreds gather for the funeral of Second World War veteran Frederick Leach | second world war | Scoop.it

Former Green Howard's funeral is taking place at Teesside Crematorium in Middlesbrough this afternoon.
The funeral of former Green Howard Frederick Leach is taking place in Middlesbrough this afternoon.
Hundreds of people pledged to attend the 94-year-old Second World War veteran's service at Teesside Crematorium in Acklam after word spread on social media that few mourners were initially expected.
The Gazette's Dave Robson is at today's service and will be meeting some of those gathering before and after Mr Leach is laid to rest.
The words from the vicar's eulogy are extracts reproduced from a copy sent to the Gazette in advance of today's funeral service.

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Diving into the past: Doomed Second World War RAF bomber discovered off the Cornish coast.. 70 years after it crash-landed while taking servicemen to Gibraltar for Christmas break

Diving into the past: Doomed Second World War RAF bomber discovered off the Cornish coast.. 70 years after it crash-landed while taking servicemen to Gibraltar for Christmas break | second world war | Scoop.it
Since its crash landing in December 1941, what happened to Flight W3998 off Plymouth Sound, Devon, has remained a mystery.

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Since its crash landing in December 1941, what happened to Flight W3998 off Plymouth Sound, Devon, has remained a mystery.

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A remarkable re-discovery...