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Dig Hill 80 – The final push to record a WW1 Battlefield site

An archaeology Kickstarter campaign is trying to raise the funds to preserve the unique archaeology of a WW1 Battlefield site.

10 Nazi bunkers and subterranean bases

10 Nazi bunkers and subterranean bases built by the Third Reich during World War II

WW1 Destroyer Position Confirmed by Maritime Archaeology Project

First World War Destroyer Position Confirmed by Maritime Archaeology Project in Orkney.

Two Ritual Baths (Miqva’ot) of the Great Synagogue of Vilna unearthed after their Destruction in the Holocaust 70 years earler

A team of Israeli, Lithuanian and American archaeologists unearthed the remains of two ritual baths that were used by congregants at the Great Synagogue in Vilna, today the capital of Lithuania.

Public excavations of WW2 German prisoner-of-war camp in Inari

The excavation site is a Second World War German-run PoW camp at Inari Hyljelahti. The camp housed Soviet and other PoWs and forced and slave labourers, who were involved in road building and forest working.

Maritime Archaeology Project underway in Orkney

Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) announces a collaborative maritime archaeology project surveying shipwrecks of the German High Seas Fleet and the war graves HMS Hampshire, HMS Vanguard and HMS Royal Oak.

What happened to the French army after Dunkirk

The evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in May 1940 from Dunkirk by a flotilla of small ships has entered British folklore. Dunkirk, a new action film by director Christopher Nolan, depicts the events from land, sea and air and has revived awe for the plucky courage of those involved.

Stanford researcher sheds light on life of lesbians in Nazi Germany

Lesbians may have enjoyed limited toleration during the Nazi regime in Germany, according to new Stanford researc

Two missing World War II B-25 bombers discovered off Papua New Guinea

Two B-25 bombers associated with American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently documented in the waters off Papua New Guinea by Project Recover--a collaborative team of marine scientists, archaeologists and volunteers who have combined efforts to locate aircraft and associated MIAs from World War II.