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Tiger I is the common name of a German heavy tank developed in 1942 and used in World War II. The final official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI T...

Search area for missing AirAsia flight graveyard for World War II naval battle

Jan 02, 2015    

The Java Sea where a massive search operation is underway for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 is also the graveyard for one of the largest naval engagements of World War II.Old wrecks, whether from battles or peacetime disasters, have occasionally given false leads to modern searches.Indonesian search and rescue agency official S.B. Supriyadi said Friday the hunt for the AirAsia plane had detected a metal structure but it proved to be a false lead, "possibly a ship which sank".While it is unlikely to have been an old warship, the Java Sea was the scene of a disastrous defeat for the Allied nav...

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