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The Associated Press. Brothers Westen, left, and Michael Metzger walk behind recovered parts of a sunken WWII plane during a salvaging attempt Thursday in San Diego. Divers, working with the National Naval Aviation Museum, hope to remove the World War II dive bomber that crashed after its engine failed during a training exercise on May 28, 1945.

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NATION IN BRIEF: WWII warplane recovered from Calif. reservoir

SAN DIEGO -- Salvage divers have raised a rare World War II dive bomber from the bottom of a San Diego reservoir where it crashed 65 years ago and were waiting for a crane to lift it from the water's edge and onto shore.


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