Researchers Find the Remains of 5 WWII-Era U.S. Bombers in the Adriatic Sea

From Popular Mechanics Researchers from the University of Delaware and the U.S. military have discovered 5 B-24 Liberator bombers in the Adriatic Sea. The bombers were lost while returning from missions, plunging into the ocean. The planes are linked to at least 23 airmen declared missing in action. A joint research team from the University of Delaware and the Pentagon has…

Last Surviving Dambuster Johnny Johnson Dies

From the BBC TV presenter Carol Vorderman has led tributes to the last survivor of the World War Two Dambusters who has died aged 101. Sq Ldr George “Johnny” Johnson, was a bomb-aimer in the 617 Squadron, which destroyed key dams in Germany during the war. His family said he died peacefully in his sleep…