Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

Aug 1, 2017

Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

In a vast network of tunnels carved into the rocks under the Maltese capital Valletta, faded maps of the Mediterranean hint at the place's role in directing key battles in World War II. Malta is now restoring the 28-km (17-mile) of tunnels, planning to open ...

Jul 28, 2017

WWII vet, 96, gets his wish of returning to U.S. Navy station

A 96-year-old World War II veteran who dreamed of returning to a Navy installation to reminisce about his more than 20-year naval career got his wish. Edmund DelBarone (del-bah-ROHN') toured Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island Thursday in a visit arranged by Denver-based nonprofit Wish ...

Jul 21, 2017

Divers retrieve World War II 'bouncing bombs' from Scottish loch

Divers have recovered two World War Two-era "bouncing bombs" from the bottom of a Scottish loch after a seven-year hunt aided by the British navy. The spherical Highball devices, developed by British war-time "Dambuster" engineer Barnes Wallis, are similar to the bombs used to destroy ...