Read more about the article How I Gave Communism The Kiss Off Says Berlin Wall Boss
Former East German border guard officer Harald Jaeger, 79, poses in undated photo. He disobeyed orders and opened the Bornholmer Street border crossing of the Berlin Wall on Nov. 9, 1989. (Newsflash)

How I Gave Communism The Kiss Off Says Berlin Wall Boss

A former East German Berlin Wall border guard officer has revealed how he went against orders to open the gates that led to the collapse of communism. Harald Jaeger - now 79 - was deputy chief of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) border checkpoint at Bornholmer Strasse in East Berlin's…

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Read more about the article German Cold War Nuclear Fallout Bunker For Sale On eBay For EUR 1.6 Million
Image shows the bunker advertisement on Ebay, undated photo. The bunker located in the town of Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany was offered at a price of EUR 1.6 million (GBP 1.4 million) on Sep. 15, 2022. (Ebay/Newsflash)

German Cold War Nuclear Fallout Bunker For Sale On eBay For EUR 1.6 Million

This German nuclear fallout bunker with concrete walls that are three metres thick and dating back to the Cold War has gone on sale on eBay for EUR 1.6 million. The 850-square-metre apocalypse survival shelter is located in the town of Xanten, in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia…

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Read more about the article Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City
Photo shows a tunnel uncovered at a depth of about 13 metres below the ground during archaeological excavations in the area of the Temple of Tapozeris Magna, west of Alexandria, Egypt, undated photo. The tunnel is about 1,305 metres long and about two metres high. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Ancient Rock-Cut Tunnel Dating Back Over 2,000 Years Unearthed Beneath Ancient Egyptian City

Archaeologists from the Egyptian Dominican Archaeological Mission have discovered an ancient rock-cut tunnel on the northern coast of Egypt. The Greco-Roman tunnel dating back over 2,000 years measures 1,305 metres (4,281 feet) in length and was discovered beneath the Ancient Egyptian city of Taposiris Magna. Photo shows a tunnel uncovered…

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Read more about the article WWII Ship Sunk By RAF Is Leaking Dangerous Pollutants Into Sea
Image shows the torn deck plating of the V 1302 John Mahn that was damaged by the bomb that hit amidships, undated photo. Belgian scientists found out that the shipwreck leaked many pollutants into the sea, changing the ocean floor around it. (VLIZ/Newsflash)

WWII Ship Sunk By RAF Is Leaking Dangerous Pollutants Into Sea

A Nazi patrol boat sunk by the RAF in World War II is leaking toxic pollutants into the sea and is set to be even more dangerous as it rusts away, a new study has revealed. The V 1302 John Mahn was a German fishing trawler used as a patrol…

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Read more about the article Nobleman’s Medieval Graffiti  Found In Jerusalem Holy Tomb
Photo shows the inscription and family emblem of Adrian von Bubenberg in the Holy Complex on Mount Zion, Jerusalem, Israel. Written sources record that Adrian von Bubenberg came on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 1466. (Shai Halevy, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Nobleman’s Medieval Graffiti Found In Jerusalem Holy Tomb

Graffiti drawn by a knight from the Middle Ages has been discovered more than 500 years later in King David's Tomb in Jerusalem. A charcoal scrawling shows the name of the nobleman - Sir Adrian von Bubenberg - and his family crest. It was found on the wall of King…

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Read more about the article Man Discovers American World War II Grenade While Picking Mushrooms In German Forest
Image shows an American World War II hand grenade, undated photo. It was discovered by a mushroom collector in a forest area in the municipality of Gleichen, in Lower Saxony, Germany in October 2022. (Polizeiinspektion Gottingen/Newsflash)

Man Discovers American World War II Grenade While Picking Mushrooms In German Forest

A man has discovered an American World War II hand grenade while picking mushrooms in a German forest. The incident took place in the municipality of Gleichen, in the district of Goettingen, in the north-western German state of Lower Saxony. The Goettingen police said in a statement on Friday, 14th…

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Read more about the article 20,000 Evacuated After Massive 1100-Lb WWII Bomb Discovered
Image shows a World War II bomb, undated photo. German authorities evacuated 20,000 people to detonate the 500-kilogramme (1102 lbs) bomb in the city of Frankfurt, Germany on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. (Herr Schaider, Regierungsprasidium Darmstadt/Newsflash)

20,000 Evacuated After Massive 1100-Lb WWII Bomb Discovered

More than 20,000 people were evacuated from a German city after this massive unexploded 500-kilogramme World War II bomb was found 78 years after it was dropped there by US forces. The evacuation occurred in Frankfurt am Main after the huge device was discovered during construction work. The Allied bomb…

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Read more about the article German City Returns Art Looted During British Colonial Times That Is Worth Over EUR 58 Million
Image shows a sculpture with Idah War scenery, undated photo. The city of Hamburg, Germany returned looted art stolen during British colonial times to Nigeria in September 2022. (MARKK/Newsflash)

German City Returns Art Looted During British Colonial Times That Is Worth Over EUR 58 Million

German authorities have returned a total of 179 art pieces to Nigeria after they were stolen during British colonial invasions in the former Kingdom of Benin. The decision to deliver the so-called Benin bronzes back to the African federal republic was made by the Senate of the city of Hamburg,…

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Read more about the article Huge German Nazi Bunker To Be Revived
Image shows in the inner sight of the World War II bunker in Germany, undated photo. (Dortmund-Agentur, Roland Gorecki/Newsflash)

Huge German Nazi Bunker To Be Revived

A huge underground Nazi air raid bunker from World War II could be revived as officials study Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The tunnel - sunk at a depth of 17 metres (55.7 feet) - stretches nearly three miles between Westpark and the main station in Dortmund in North Rhine-Westphalia state.…

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Read more about the article Come With Me To The Mass Grave Of 3,000 Victims
Rae Goldfarb, 91, poses in an undated photo. (Newsflash)

Come With Me To The Mass Grave Of 3,000 Victims

A 91-year-old Nazi death camp survivor has asked Iran's Holocaust-denying president to join her at a mass grave where 3,000 victims were shot dead. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi caused outrage when he told a US TV news show that the genocide needed further "research". Now survivor Rae Goldfarb - who…

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