World War II Airplane Graveyard

By Brandi Mueller

One of Brandi Mueller’s stunning images.

Exploring one plane wreck is good – but 150 is better. That’s what awaits divers in the Pacific Ocean’s Marshall Islands, where more than 150 WWII aircraft were found in 40m of water. “They should have flown more, lived longer, but they were sunk in perfect condition,” Brandi Mueller says. She discovered the site while diving of the coast of Roi-Namur in May 2015. Although this site is called a “graveyard”, these planes did not crash – rather they were pushed of a reef and into the ocean after the war.

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