Tag: World War II

London City Airport Closed Following Discovery of WWII Bomb

Reading Time: 1 minute London City airport has halted all flights until further notice following the discovery of an unexploded World War II-era ordnance in the nearby river Thames. Officials from the Metropolitan Police are working closely with the Royal Navy to safely remove the bomb that was located near the airport’s runway. An exclusion zone around George V […]

First Zero’s Flight Over Japan Since WWII

Reading Time: 1 minute A historic flight took place this week at the naval base in Kanoya in the Kagoshima Perfecture, Japan, where the legendary Mitsubishi A6M Zero took flight over Japanese land for the first time since World War II, according to The Japan Times. Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Skip Holm, who accumulated 1,072 hours of […]