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 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 How Tragic WWII Hero Returned From Battle But Was Murdered In His Own Home
Chelsey Brown, 29, from New York, explains what she's learnt about old WW2 letters she has obtained in 2022, in undated footage. Ms. Brown stated that she usedMyHeritage.comto find the war and census records, as well as the descendants. (@citychicdecor/Newsflash)

How Tragic WWII Hero Returned From Battle But Was Murdered In His Own Home

A woman has shared a heartbreaking story of how a WWII hero's love letters to his wife were found in the same house he lived and was murdered in. Chelsey Brown, 29, from the city of New York, in the USA, - who returns lost heirlooms to families - was…

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Read more about the article Story Of A War Hero Discovered Through 1940 Yearbook
Chelsey Brown, 29, who lives in New York City, poses in undated photo. She found a yearbook from 1940. (@chelseyibrown/Newsflash)

Story Of A War Hero Discovered Through 1940 Yearbook

This is the moment ‘Heirloom Hunter’ Chelsea Brown reveals the secret behind a war hero’s 1940 yearbook. Chelsea - a 29-year-old interior decorator - researches genealogy as a hobby, finding lost heirlooms at flea markets and antique shops and then returning them to family members. https://youtu.be/XrAh74rpj7M @chelseyibrown/Newsflash The New Yorker…

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Read more about the article Haunting Wreckage Of Downed British WWII Bomber Where 8 Killed Washes Up On Dutch Beach
Short Stirling MK1, the first four-engined British heavy bomber used in the Second World War. (@Egmond4045/Newsflash)

Haunting Wreckage Of Downed British WWII Bomber Where 8 Killed Washes Up On Dutch Beach

The wreckage of this British World War II bomber that crashed, killing all eight people on board, has washed up on a Dutch beach in what has been described as a "unique find". The downed bomber has been identified as a Short Stirling MK1, specifically listed as the Short Stirling…

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Read more about the article Experts Scan WWII Enigma Machine And Others Dating Back To 1870 Showing Inner Workings With 3D Models
Deep insights into the Enigma thanks to special X-ray technology. (Fraunhofer IIS/Newsflash)

Experts Scan WWII Enigma Machine And Others Dating Back To 1870 Showing Inner Workings With 3D Models

Experts in Germany have scanned the fascinating inner workings of encryption machines that were first developed in 1870 and that also included the famous Enigma machines used by the Nazis in World War II. The project to scan devices from 1870 up to 1990 sheds light in some cases for…

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Read more about the article Dutch Museum Returns Kandinsky Painting Worth Millions To Jewish Heirs After They Sold It To Escape Nazis During WWII
The painting named 'Bild mit Hausern' (Painting with Houses) by Wassily Kandinsky that was handed over to the heirs of the original owners in the Netherlands. (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam/Newsflash)

Dutch Museum Returns Kandinsky Painting Worth Millions To Jewish Heirs After They Sold It To Escape Nazis During WWII

A museum in Amsterdam has returned a Kandinsky painting worth millions to the descendants of its Jewish owners who had to sell it under duress to escape the Nazis during World War II. The handover of the 'Bild mit Haeusern' ('Picture with Houses', 1909) by the famous Russian artist Wassily…

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Read more about the article Lucky Escape For UK Fishermen After Boat Sets Off Unexploded WWII Bomb
The Galwad-Y-Mor suffered an explosion on 15th December, 2021, off the Norfolk coast, UK. (Macduff Ship Design/Newsflash)

Lucky Escape For UK Fishermen After Boat Sets Off Unexploded WWII Bomb

A British fishing crew had a lucky escape when their vessel hit a 250-kilogramme WWII bomb that detonated on the seabed and threw the boat around. The explosion took place 22 nautical miles north of the coastal town of Cromer in the English county of Norfolk. The government agency Marine…

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Read more about the article US Army Sergeants WWII Letter To His Mum Finally Delivered To His Widow 76 Years Later
Angelina Gonsalves, 89, got the 76 years old letter from hers deceased husband, John Gonsalves, sent to his mother from Germany during the WW2. (Newsflash)

US Army Sergeants WWII Letter To His Mum Finally Delivered To His Widow 76 Years Later

This letter sent by a US Army sergeant in World War II to his mother has finally been delivered to his widow 76 years later after it got lost in the post. John Gonsalves, a then 22-year-old sergeant in the U.S. Army located in Bad Orb, a town in the…

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Read more about the article B25 Bomber And Remains Of Five US WWII Soldiers Found In Sicily
North American B-25 Mitchell, like the one shot down in 1943, near Sciacca, Italy. (U.S. Air Force/Newsflash)

B25 Bomber And Remains Of Five US WWII Soldiers Found In Sicily

An American B-25 bomber that was shot down during World War II has been found in Sicily along with the remains of five airmen. The search started in 2017, but now, after a six-week dig involving 30 US soldiers under the supervision of archaeologist Clive Vella, the team has unearthed…

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