German WWII Dornier bomber lifted from sea off England

A British salvage team has lifted a German World War II bomber from the seabed off the coast of south-east England.

The Dornier Do 17 was shot down during the Battle of Britain in August 1940, but was only discovered by divers in 2008.

Covered with barnacles and missing a wing, the dripping wreck of the plane was slowly raised 15 metres to the surface at Goodwin Sands, Kent, at the mouth of the English Channel — via

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