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Poignant WWI & WWII tales and relics. Very interesting. Loads of info/background/history.

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    Default Poignant WWI & WWII tales and relics. Very interesting. Loads of info/background/history.

    Some very interesting (IMO) relics and history within - many more than those linked to below

    D-Day vessel which marked entrance to Omaha beach was moored at Poole Quay
    D-Day vessel which marked entrance to Omaha beach was moored at Poole Quay - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    D-Day hour by hour: OMAHA Beach on D-Day
    D-Day hour by hour: OMAHA Beach on D-Day - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    Battle of Attu, the only battle on US soil in WWII
    Battle of Attu, the only battle on US soil in WWII - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    Very interesting;
    Beyond the Call of Duty: The Baalsrud Story
    Beyond the Call of Duty: The Baalsrud Story - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    Bible that was in soldier’s pocket when he was killed during WWI is returned to his family after stranger tracks them Down
    Bible that was in soldier's pocket when he was killed during WWI is returned to his family after stranger tracks them down - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    Life-saving Bible from WWI Stopped Shrapnel
    Life-saving Bible from WWI Stopped Shrapnel - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    This one a bid morbid;
    A Bullet Lodged in Arnhem Veteran Body is Found After Death
    A Bullet Lodged in Arnhem Veteran Body is Found After Death - WAR HISTORY ONLINE

    As is this one;
    War veteran walked around with landmine shrapnel embedded in his thigh… for 68 years!
    War veteran walked around with landmine shrapnel embedded in his thigh... for 68 years! - WAR HISTORY ONLINE
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    I thought the link about Attu to be particularly interesing!....
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    I agree, very interesting. A battle largely forgotten.

    On another note but from the same website, it seems divers have been inside the sub found in Indonesian waters and mentioned here on the forum before. 23 crew perished, the captain (Helmuth Pics) and 27 crew survived.
    New WWII Discovery in Karimunjawa: German U-Boat - WAR HISTORY ONLINE
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