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The New Guinea campaign (1942–1945) was one of the major military campaigns of World War II. Approximately 216,000 Japanese, Australian, and US servicemen died. New Guinea was strategically important because it was a major landmass to the immediate...read more

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The battlefields of Eastern Europe hide some quite amazing discoveries. In September 2000, the Estonian battlefield exploration group Otsing recovered a complete T-34 tank from the bottom of a lake in the woods near the provincial capital of Jöhvi (Estonia). After...read more

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A Russian KV-1 tank from WW2 rescued from a lake and restored to running order. read more

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A German bunker built in 1943 during the German occupation was uncovered in Arcachon Basin (Gironde, France) on past 15th May, 2015 by the Archaeological Research Group for the Atlantic Wall: Arcachon Sector (...read more

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For decades, it has been unclear what caused the SS Coast Trader, a U.S. cargo vessel, to go down near the western coast in 1942. A recent investigation of the wreckage has cleared up quite a bit about the incident. Though officials attributed the sinking to an onboard boiler explosion, many...read more

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On 4th June 2015, dispatches from Juno Beach Centre in France and Nick Logan, Global News, journalist, reported that had been uncovered a German Tobruk machine gun emplacement of World War II, long buried in the shifting sands of Juno Beach. This ...read more

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The World War II crash site of a military plane carrying Japanese admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who masterminded the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbour, has been re-opened to visitors in Bougainville for the first time after being closed off for more than a decade. ...read more

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A long-lost British Second World War submarine that vanished 73 years ago has been found with 71 bodies off the coast of Italy. The HMS P 311 is believed to have sank sometime between December 1942 and January 1943. The 1,290 tonne vessel was found by a diving team, leaded by Massimo Domenico...read more

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A joint Curtin University and WA Museum Museum Foundation expedition to survey the historic World War II shipwrecks of HMAS Sydney (II) and the German raider HSK Kormoran has just returned with a treasure trove of 3D imaging, an acoustic survey and scientific data...read more

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