Divers discovered the wreck of a B-17 bomber shot down in Italy during World War II on Friday, The Telegraph reports. The "Flying Fortress" find off the coast of Sicily comes after months of work from historians, divers, and Sicilian residents old enough to remember the raid.
By matching up the aircraft information with U.S. records, the crew confirmed the B-17, dubbed Devils from Hell, was shot down by German fighters on April 18, 1943. All nine crew members died.
The wreck, which is mostly intact, will stay in deep water as a military war grave.