In light of the recent declassification of confidential, top secret documents from the Second World War by the National Archives in the UK, a number of sensational accounts and key pieces of source material have been made available to historians. Of particular note is the document relating to assassination of key National Socialists and leaders with the Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine. Written by British political officer, Charles Peake, in 1944, the memo entitled “Assassination Priorities for Overlord” lists key figures in the German war machine including field marshals Erwin Rommel and Gerd von Rundstedt and General Carl Heinrich von Stülpnagel and various members of Vichy France.
With almost a hundred years surpassed, wreck hunters believe that they have found the wreck of the SS Henry B. Smith, a freighter lost in Lake Superior during a freak storm. Surprisingly, it appears that despite the long years, the vessel is still intact.