The WW2 shipwrecks that disappeared: Underwater explorer Kevin Denlay’s interview on the lost fleet of the Pacific – PART 2

By Pierre Kosmidis – August 2017 Photos by Kevin Denlay (unless otherwise noted) Historical Photos: Kevin Denlay Collection READ PART ONE OF KEVIN DENLAY’S UNDERWATER EXPLORATIONS: WW2 Shipwreck exploration by Kevin Denlay: “Going back in time and bringing the ships back to life” – PART 1 Kevin Denlay is a pioneer in underwater exploration and has witnessed […]

Aegean Hawks: Behind the scenes at the Hellenic Navy Helicopter Command

By Pierre Kosmidis ΔΙΑΒΑΣΤΕ ΣΤΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΕΔΩ Marathon is famous worldwide from the Battle thas was fought in 490 BC, during the first Persian invasion of Greece. It was fought between the citizens of Athens, aided by warriors from the city of Plataea and a Persian force commanded by Datis and Artaphernes. The battle was […]

Aviation Archaeology: Research, project experiences and concepts on Aviation Heritage.

By Pierre Kosmidis Photos: Dr. Timmy Gambin and Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum The Department of Classics & Archaeology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Malta is hosting an International Conference on Aviation Archaeology and Heritage in collaboration with the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum  from 16 to 18 November 2017. The Aviation Archaeology and Heritage Conference will […]

Battlefield Archaeology: The forgotten Battle of Skra di Legen, May 29–30, 1918

By Pierre Kosmidis Greek researcher and battlefield archaeologist Giannis Karageorgiou, recently visited the battlefields around Skra, where fierce battles took place during World War I. Giannis Karageorgiou shares his photographs of the military cemeteries and monuments erected by the Greeks with www.ww2wrecks.com as well as photos of Serb monuments and cemeteries in the areas of Chrissi and Foustani […]

FOUND! Théophile Gautier: A French ocean liner at the seabed of the Aegean

By Pierre Kosmidis The Aegean seabed is a silent witness of many dramatic events during the Second World War. The wreckdiving.gr research team located and positively identified the wreck of the French ocean liner Théophile Gautier, at a depth of 112 meters below sea level. “Following information received from local fishermen, and thorough research in the historical archives, and despite […]