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Divers discover World War II U-boat with remains on board

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Researchers in Indonesia have discovered the wreck of a World War II U-boat with the skeletons of its crew still aboard.

The U-boat, believed to be U-168, was torpedoed in 1944 and sent to the ocean bed with at least 17 of its crew aboard. The skeletons were found trapped inside the submarine, preserved by the ocean bed, with some skulls still retaining teeth.

U-168 was part of the Monsun U-boats; a group of vessels that targeted trade routes around the world to cut off supplies to the allied nations.

Click here for the full report by the British publication Yachting and Boating World.