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German City to Evacuate 45,000 for WW II Bomb Removal

Posted December 3rd, 2011 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in the western German city of Koblenz have ordered the evacuation of about 45,000 people as part of preparations to defuse a World War Two bomb found in the Rhine River. The 1.8 ton bomb, believed to have been dropped by Britain’s Royal Air Force more than six decades ago, was uncovered after water […]

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German City to Evacuate 45,000 for WW II Bomb Removal

Posted December 3rd, 2011 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in the western German city of Koblenz have ordered the evacuation of about 45,000 people as part of preparations to defuse a World War Two bomb found in the Rhine River. The 1.8 ton bomb, believed to have been dropped by Britain’s Royal Air Force more than six decades ago, was uncovered after water […]

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Sunken World War II Merchant Ship Found

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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A 1941 casualty of war has been located off the coast of Britain. The British merchant ship was torpedoed by a German U-boat while carrying 200 tons of silver. The silver was to help fund the British war effort. Odyssey Marine — an American underwater salvage firm — announced Monday it had located the S.S.Gairsoppa […]

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