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Photo Gallery: WWII Munitions in the North and Baltic Seas
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Photo Gallery: WWII Munitions in the North and Baltic Seas

Dangerous Depths German Waters Teeming with WWII Munitions

More than 50 million bombs, shells, detonators and cartridges from World War II are rusting away on the floor of the North and Baltic Seas or are washing up on beaches. Authorities are opting not to remove the ordnance -- and hoping no one gets hurt.
Von Carsten Holm
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan