Tagged: Finds

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Two WW2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers Found At Depths Of More Than 4000 Meters! (News, Photos+)

Underwater images show virtually undamaged aircraft, cannons, and tractors aboard the aircraft carriers that have been lying on the seabed since World War II. (Press on the images to see them in full screen plus description) Spectacular wreckage of the USS “Hornet”. The two 225 meters long aircraft carrier USS “Wasp” and USS “Hornet” were found in January, but only now is the news released that both have been discovered....

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Luftwaffe Heinkel-111 Bomber Plane At The Bottom Of The Black Sea (WW2 Finds, Photos+)

There are a lot of different objects and finds left on the earth, and especially underwater, from the largest war in history. And the Black Sea is no exception. The Heinkel 111 bomber plane, the workhorse of the Luftwaffe. They went through the whole war – they bombed Warsaw and Gdansk in 1939, London in 1940, Kiev, Minsk in 1941, Moscow and Leningrad. They were often shot down and it...

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Detecting WW2 Location – Mysterious Dog-Tag Found! (Diggers Story, Photos+)

I and my friend recently sat around and had some spare time and decided, therefore, to go detecting. Although the weather forecast wasn’t very promising with lots of rain and the temperatures threatening to be below zero degrees, we still decided to defy the northern “winter” weather. The last couple of winters here up north have been very unpredictable; one day there can be half a meter of snow, and...

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You Think That All The Fields Are Empty? But No – After Plowing, More Finds Appear! (Diggers story, Photos+)

Today’s detecting location will be a field. Until the mid-30s there was a rather large village on it. Over the past year, people have detected quite a lot on this field, but this year they sowed beets in this field, and therefore they plowed to the maximum depth and raised more finds to the surface. After the very first steps, a clear signal appeared, it turned out to be a button with an...

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Finishing The Detecting Season of 2018 (Happy New Year!)

This morning I decided to take my final detecting trip of 2018, so I packed my bags and went outdoors. I didn’t start off the day quite early as I usually do; it was already quite bright outside. There was not much snow, but the cold outside has been standing still for a long time, more than three weeks. The guys who went detecting to the fields quite recently said...

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Excavating The Attack Aircraft IL-2 Near Narva (October 2018) – Updated (Crew Fate+)

A lot of secrets are still held in the Narva land in Estonia, for example, as far as I know, in the vicinity of Narva, almost a couple hundred planes were shot down during the fighting in 1944. And if we take 1941 as an example, the number of planes fallen into the sea will be quite large. And recently, one of those secrets were uncovered, when the Narva search...

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“Kaliningrad” Finds (Digging In Königsberg)

At times it is interesting to see at times what fellow detectorists find from other places in the world, and one such interesting place is Königsberg (Kaliningrad). East Prussia is full of history, it is not surprising that some detectorists there find items from ancient Rome, very rare finds in the Baltic region! From a conversation with an old digger: “We used to go through the woods and German helmets...

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Homemade Grenade – A Dangerous Find!

On the one hand – a usual story, but on the other – no! This all began when some fellow detectorists went detecting in a field next to the old tavern, the field was repeatedly plowed by a tractor. They searched, dug and found, as they say, such a miracle: An ordinary cylinder of non-ferrous metal – it would see, what could it be? On closer inspection, it turned out that...

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IL-2 Attack Aircraft Raised In Russia, 2018! (Photos, History+)

Recently, in the town of Luostari, in the Murmansk region, in the extreme north of the once-passing front of World War II, the searchers from a Russian search group raised an early-modification of the IL-2 attack aircraft, quite rare, to date. The rarity lies in the fact that the first version of the famous IL-2 attack aircraft, considered one of the best ground-attack aircrafts of the Second World War, was...

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Thracian Helmets Are Works Of Art! (Finds, Photos+)

Have you heard a story about two guys from Macedonia who dug up an incomprehensible ancient jug and sold it to a tourist from Germany for a penny? The jug turned out to be an old helmet and the tourist from Germany became a millionaire in one day. The morality is simple – you need to know your finds! And be able to determine them. But we will not only...