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Marburg: H βαθύτερη ταυτοποίηση ναυαγίου του Β’ Παγκοσμίου Πολέμου στις ελληνικές θάλασσες

Κείμενο και φωτογραφίες: Γιώργος Καρέλας H παρατηρητικότητα του Νίκου Μαυρομμάτη οδήγησε πιθανώς στην ανακάλυψη ενός αμυντικού  όπλου που χρησιμοποίησαν οι Γεμανοί στον Β’ Παγκόσμιο Πόλεμο με σκοπό την εξάλειψη της απειλής των ναρκών. Στο καταδυτικό κέντρο  Aquatic World του Μάκη Σωτηρόπουλου στην Αγία Ευφημία της Κεφαλονιάς τον Ιούνιο η προβολή του video της βαθύτερης ταυτοποίησης […]

Vickers Wellington: A rare WW2 treasure at the seabed of the Aegean Sea

By Pierre Kosmidis PHOTOS: LENA TSOPOUROPOULOU   www.wreckdiving.gr   The Vickers Wellington bomber found in Sifnos Island at the Cyclades, Greece, is one of the few wrecks of its type -if not the only one- that is preserved in such an excellent condition. Another forgotten page from the years of World War II was discovered thanks […]

Then and Now: Stuka attack on Greek steamer “Macedonia”, April 22, 1941

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos and Research: George Karelas   George Karelas, a respected researcher and deep scuba diver is credited, along with his associates, with some of the most impressive finds related to World War 2 in Greece, including aircraft wrecks, shipwrecks and even the lost panzer division, a deep sea enigma that lasted for […]

Shot down but not forgotten: The RAAF Beaufighter pilot Amichai Honig’ story

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and photos by George Karelas and Manolis Bardanis It all started with a black and white photo, depicting an aerial attack against a ship. Rated among the best in Greece, respected researchers George Karelas and Manolis Bardanis, managed to connect the dots and after a painstaking process and thorough research, they managed […]

27 January 1944: A unique photo of four downed Luftwaffe aircraft in Mykonos, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photo by Manolis Bardanis Research by Manolis Bardanis and George Karelas The serene beaches of Rinia, close to Mykonos island, have a tragic past, which was unveiled thanks to the combined efforts of Greek researchers Kostas Koukovinis and Thanos Antonelos  Now, thanks to respected researcher Manolis Bardanis, who searched the archives of […]

ΒΟΤΡΥΣ: Το ελληνικό πλοίο που βυθίστηκε στην Αλβανία το 1940. Ο Γιώργος Καρέλας ξετυλίγει το μίτο του μυστηρίου.

By Pierre Kosmidis Ιστορική έρευνα και φωτογραφίες: Γιώργος Καρέλας Άλλη μια σημαντική επιτυχία του διακεκριμένου ερευνητή και έμπειρου αυτοδύτη Γιώργου Καρέλα, έρχεται να φωτίσει την άγνωστη ιστορία ενός ναυαγίου ελληνικού πλοίου, στις 29 Δεκεμβρίου του 1940, το οποίο βυθίστηκε στο λιμάνι των Αγίων Σαράντα, από την ιταλική αεροπορία. Η εξιστόρηση της έρευνας, της αναζήτησης, της […]

The mystery of the Ju88 wreck in Macedonia, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Research and photos submitted by George Karelas and used by permission The skies over Greece saw intense air battles during WW2, resulting in many aircraft destroyed. Several have been located, out of which some have been identified, while others are still shrouded in mystery. One such aircraft wreck, located thanks to information received […]

The Italian Savoia-Marchetti SM 79 «Sparviero» aircraft at the seabed of Poros Island, Greece

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: Kostas Mylonakis  www.wetklik.gr An important historical discovery, the first Italian aircraft of World War II which was located in Greece was documented photographically by the diving team of Anthony Grafas. It is a three-engined bomber Savoia – Marchetti SM 79 ‘Sparviero “, (“Hawk”), which was originally identified a few years ago, […]