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Terror from the deep: Nazi dive bomber hoisted to the surface after 70 years at the bottom of the Baltic (w/video)

Photo: The Junkers JU 37 (Stuka) German Dive Bomber. WWII SOURCE Public Domain

It would be vaa-ley interesting to find out this Nazi dive bomber’s mission and destination up there in the Baltic , , , EDITOR

from Mail Online

By Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 20:01 EST, 12 June 2012 | UPDATED: 05:03 EST, 13 June 2012

  • Salvage team now hopes to completely restore the plane
  • Only two complete examples currently remain in existence
  • Stukas fired the first shots of the Second World War, dropping bombs on the Polish town of Wielun

Its distinctive sirens would have been heard moments before it dropped the bombs over Poland that set the Second World War in motion.But despite its important role in history, very few German Stuka dive bombers survive to this day.There are currently only two complete planes still around – and neither on display in Germany.But now German military divers are working to hoist the wreck of one of the single-engine monoplanes from the floor of the Baltic Sea. . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube

JU87–Stuka Dive Bomber

Uploaded by on Oct 10, 2008

A short video about the JU87-Stuka Dive Bomber.

From it’s conception, to the early days of WWII.