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WWI Battle of Cambrai: Deborah the British tank gets her due, a century on

by Dave Sadler
A museum is set to open in the French village of Flesquières to mark the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai. The structure was specially built to house a British tank battered in battle in 1917. She is a grande dame of 28 tonnes…

ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND ROMAN MILITARY OFFICERS’ RESIDENCE (TRIBUNORIUM) IN ANCIENT THRACIAN CITY KABILE NEAR BULGARIA’S YAMBOL

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists have found and excavated in full a large Ancient Roman building known as tribunorium, i.e. the residence…

Why Treasure Hunters Are Still Searching for the Nazi Gold Train

by Luke Higgins
For more than 70 years, treasure hunters have flocked to a quiet corner of southwestern Poland in search of a legendary cache of Nazi loot. Deep inside the Owl Mountains, the Third Reich dug a vast network of mineshafts and tunnels between 1943…

France wants to build a wind farm on a WWI battlefield: ‘At the first stroke of the spade, they’ll come across bodies’

by Dave Sadler
France has been criticized over an “outrageous” plan to build a six-turbine wind farm on a First World War battlefield where thousands…

NAZI FIND Giant Nazi-era swastika is found by builders at a German sports club… now locals are going to smash it to pieces using jackhammers

by Luke Higgins
A GIANT concrete swastika has been unearthed by builders renovating a German sports club. The Nazi…

Wreck of HMS Narwhal containing the remains of 58 British seaman who were killed during WWII is accidentally found in the North Sea by Polish divers

by Dave Sadler
  A 3D radar scan showing the craft perfectly intact in 308ft (94 metres) of water HMS Narwhal…

‘Unexploded Second World War bomb’ turns out to be huge courgette

by Dave Sadler
A panicked pensioner in Germany called the police after discovering what he believed was an unexploded Second World War bomb in his garden, but when officers rushed to the scene they instead discovered a particularly large courgette.…

Treasure hunter Dave finds unexploded bomb

by Dave Sadler
A COUPLE had the shock of their lives when they discovered a bomb during a metal detecting trip. David Lovey, 48, of Warren Drive, Basildon, was on a treasure hunting expedition with his wife, Kat, in a field in Pitsea. As they were searching, the metal detector picked up…

Archaeologists are opening up up the past of Stobs Camp

by Dave Sadler
RESEARCH and finds from a major archaeology project at one of the country's biggest prisoner of war camps will go on show later this month. The ongoing Stobs Camp Project is exploring the physical remains of the camp near Hawick as well as conducting research…

Appeal to find WRNS and WAAFs to reopen former secret Second World War bunker

by Dave Sadler
A NATIONAL appeal has been launched to track down the brave 'Wrens'  or WAAFs who were a crucial part of the Battle of the Atlantic during the Second World War. The Western Approaches bunker, hidden in the heart…
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