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 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 ...

Japanese blogger challenges photo key to new Earhart theory

/ Jul 12, 2017

Japanese blogger challenges photo key to new Earhart theory

A Japanese military history buff has apparently undermined a new theory that Amelia Earhart survived a crash-landing in the Pacific Ocean during her historic attempted round-the-world flight in 1937. The history blogger has posted the same photograph that formed the backbone of a History channel ...