Day: November 17, 2016

Secret German World War II Base Rediscovered Near North Pole / Geheimen deutschen Weltkrieg Basis wieder in der Nähe von Nordpol

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By Tom Metcalfe, Live Science Contributor

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The remains of a secret World War II German base have been rediscovered on an island near the North Pole by a team of Russian researchers.

The wartime “Schatzgrabber” (“Treasure Hunter” in German) weather station was built by the German military in 1943 on Alexandra Land, one of the isolated Franz Josef Land islands in the Barents Sea, located more than 680 miles (1,100 kilometers) north of the Russian city of Arkhangelsk.… Read Full Article