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Wreck of First World War German cruiser found near Falkland Islands

Divers have discovered the wreck of a First World War German cruiser close to the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. SMS Scharnhorst was sunk by the Royal Navy on 9 December 1914 with the loss of more than 800 … Continue reading

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Salvation beckons for World War I Hull trawler

A Hull trawler could be returned to the city as part of commemorations to mark the centenary of World War I. This is Hull and East Riding reports the Viola, which is currently rusting in South Georgia, is the last … Continue reading

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