Ghost stories from WWII

History of Sorts

These are some of the weirder WWII stories. A “Ripley,believe it or not” WWII style blog. Apparently these events all happened but I will leave it up to you to make up your mind.


The legend of the Bermuda Triangle still exists (albeit in a lesser capacity) to this day – and Flight 19 was one of the first and most-famous disappearances near the east coast of Florida. On December 5, 1945, – yes technically a few months after the war ended, but it still counts – five TBM Avenger Torpedo bombers – who came to be known as “Flight 19” – and the crew members of a PBM Mariner flying boat sent to find them all disappeared during a US Navy overwater navigation training flight from Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

In all, 27 men disappeared, presumed dead, including the 14 original airmen. The Navy’s original report into…

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