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“World War 2”

Nov 23, 2014 02:15 PM ET // AFP
Three thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the center of the French city of Rennes Sunday while a huge British bomb from World War II was defused.
Oct 27, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The remains of an Italian World War II pilot who died in a dogfight with U.S. pilots 70 years ago have finally been unearthed.
Jun 13, 2014 01:50 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Two nuclear bombs that could have exploded in North Carolina miraculously did not.
Feb 7, 2014 02:32 PM ET // AFP
Construction workers discovered the live WWII bomb, prompting the evacuation of 2,260 people.
Aug 26, 2013 06:50 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A P-40 Warhawk fighter is unearthed in Italy, and the story reconstructed of three U.S. pilots shot down by German planes.
Jul 23, 2013 04:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A silver treasure from a British merchant ship is recovered off the coast of Ireland. Continue reading →
Nov 27, 2012 07:44 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The world's best code-breakers have been stumped by a 27-part cryptographic puzzle that was found on the remains of a World War II carrier pigeon. Can you crack it?
Nov 5, 2012 03:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
British intelligence agents are working on deciphering a coded message that was attached to the leg of a World War II carrier pigeon for 70 years.
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