Some 74 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, archaeologists have finally accomplished the task of exploring and photographing the downed PBY-5 Catalina seaplane - one of the attack's first casualties. Read More >>
The people who did the dirty work of making early atomic bombs were in Hanford, Washington. Throughout the Cold War, Hanford churned out plutonium for our nuclear arsenal. It was also, conveniently, a place to experiment with radiation.
On July 15th, 1942—in the midst of World War II's long-running Battle of the Atlantic—a German U-boat and a Nicaraguan freighter were wrecked a mere 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina's Cape Hatteras.