Nightly News   |  May 03, 2013

Sunken WWII relic to be raised to surface

A German bomber that was shot down 72 years ago during the Battle of Britain will be raised to the surface off the coast of Kent in the U.K. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> eerie underwater pictures show the shadowy electronic wreckage, the last german bomber of its kind from the second world war . this one was shot down 72 years ago during the battle of britain . it was first spotted by divers off the coast of kent in the uk. it will take an estimated three weeks to bring it up in one piece. divers say it is remarkably intact. even the tires are still inflated on the ocean floor .