Bodies of second world war sailors in Java sea ‘dumped in mass grave’

via the Guardian, 22 January 2018:

The Royal Navy heavy cruiser HMS Exeter sank after the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942. Photograph: US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command
The Royal Navy heavy cruiser HMS Exeter sank after the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942. Photograph: US Navy Naval History and Heritage Command

Illegal metal scavengers accused of disposing of remains from British and Dutch warships

Source: Bodies of second world war sailors in Java sea ‘dumped in mass grave’

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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