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Battleships and Battlefields: WWII Museums from around the world

From Pearl Harbor to London to Normandy and beyond, the battlefields and machines of World War II survive and are maintained as museums. Here are photo tours of a few of the famous sites.

By December 6, 2015

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Tour the Rock of Gibraltar: WWII tunnels, Bond movie location and more

The Rock of Gibraltar juts out into the Mediterranean from the bottom of Spain. The iconic rock there has been a key military stronghold for centuries. Laced with tunnels, history and a location for a Bond movie, here's a full tour.

By November 4, 2015

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China ramps up cybersecurity ahead of WWII anniversary parade

Network provider Astrill has warned users that its service may falter as the government increases online restrictions ahead of the 70th Victory over Japan Day celebration.

By August 26, 2015

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Microsoft co-founder says he's found sunken WWII battleship

Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.

By March 4, 2015

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This Aston Martin racer changed the course of WWII

Jock Horsfall was an Aston Martin racer who during the Second World War took part in covert military operations that helped the allied forces take Italy. XCAR explores how a road trip with a very special passenger helped win the war.

October 27, 2014

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Bond, Bentleys and more: Take a tour of the new Petersen Automotive Museum

The new Petersen Automotive Museum has race cars, hot rods, Bond cars and more. Here's a full tour.

By February 8, 2016

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Tour Bletchley Park, Codebreaking that helped win World War II

Estimated to have taken two years off WWII, saving countless lives, the code and cipherbreaking of Bletchley Park was instrumental to the Allies' win. Here's a photo tour of this once-secret pantheon of codebreaking, and the birthplace of the modern computer.

By May 30, 2014

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To find lost jungle graves, beware of unexploded WWII bombs

The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.

By April 20, 2014

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In Palau, lost WWII graves and unexploded bombs (pictures)

For years, BentProp Project volunteers have been seeking the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. And NGO Cleared Ground Demining has been removing bombs from the area.

17 Images By April 20, 2014

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The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.

By April 20, 2014