Overlays with information about various wars|
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|On 15 September 1944, Brisbane was a major U.S. Naval base. In a secret CinC, SWPA letter AG-461 dated 30 June 1944, it was reported that Brisbane provided an Operating Base for:-|
* Task Forces
* Submarines and Escort Craft
* Convoy assembly port
It provided Logistic support as:-
* Commander Services...
|It's an overlay from the Illustrated London News from 26th December 1942, which shows smoke driffting away from the french fleet over the harbour of Toulon.||06/20/2006||898|
|D-Day: 7 paratroopers of the HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division were murdered by German soldiers.|
|D+3, the 82nd AD is establishing the bridgehead at La Fiere||06/12/2006||732|
|D+2/3: the 508th PIR is capturing Chef-Du-Pont||06/12/2006||872|
|D+2: The 101st AD is capturing St. Comte-Du-Monte.||06/12/2006||902|
|D+1: The 101st AD is moving towards Carentan, one of the key positions on the Contentin Penisula to the victory of the invasion.||06/12/2006||814|
|The D-Day for the 82nd Airborne Division, at the River Merderet.|
|Roll of honor|
213 brave men of the 505th / 82. AD were KIA or DOW
Private John Steele became famous for his bad luck hanging at the churchs roof top for hours.
|Known from the miniseries Band of brothers|
Roll of honor
506th Parachute Infantry Rgt : Colonel Robert Sink
Rgt Hq Co : Captain Edward A. Peters (KIA 6 June)
Rgt Service Co : Captain George L. Barton III
1/506th : Lt Col. William L. Turner (KIA 7 June), Lt Col. James L. LaPrade (From 7 June)
Hq Co : Captain Lloyd E. Patch
|Known by the computer game Brothers in Arms|
Roll of honor
502nd Parachute Infantry Rgt : Colonel George Moseley (WIA 6 June), Lt Col. John H. Michaelis (From 9 June)
Rgt Hq Co : Captain Rudolph M. Jones
Rgt Service Co : Captain Eldia R. Haire
1/502nd : Lt Col. Patrick F. Cassidy
Hq Co : Captain James J. Hatch
A Co : Captai...
| Roll of honor|
501st Parachute Infantry Rgt :Colonel Howard R. Johnson
Rgt Hq Co : Captain William G. Burd
Rgt Service Co : Captain William H. Butler
1/501st : Lt Col. Robert C. Caroll (KIA 6 June), Lt Col. Harry W. O. Kinnard (From 8 June)
Hq Co : Captain John W. Simmons
A Co : Captain William W. Paty, Jr (WIA,POW 7 June)
B Co : ...
|The map shows the drop points of the units of the 82. Airborne Division.|
|That map shows the drop points of the units of the 101. Airborne Division.|
St Martin de Varreville: 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment and 377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion : Seize Exits 3 and 4 at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and Audouville-la-Hubert. Destroy the German heavy artillery battery at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and the buildings coded WXYZ at Mezieres.
Hiesville: 3/501st Parachute In...
|D+1: troops of the 82nd AD are securing St. Mere Eglise|
|The My Lai Massacre was a massacre committed by 120 U.S. soldiers on at least 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians, mostly women and children, on March 16, 1968, in the hamlet of My Lai, during the Vietnam War. |
It prompted widespread outrage around the world and reduced American support at home for the war in Vietnam. The massacre is also known as the Song My Massacre.
A memorial at ...
|Operation Brushwood was a part of Operation Torch, Allied landings in Africa during World War II. |
Taking place on 8 November 1942 they were intended to capture the port of Lyautey as part of a larger operation to capture Casablanca in Morocco.
The landing troops were uncertain of their position, and the second wave was delayed. This gave the defenders time to org...
|Cavite Navy Yard burns in this Japanese photograph taken after the bombing on 10 December 1941.|
Sangley Point Naval Base is a naval of the Armed Forces of the Philippines located in Cavite City in the province of Cavite. The base was also a former U.S. naval station. The base occupies the northern portion of the Cavite City peninsula and is surrounded by Manila Bay. During the Wo...
|On 7 April 1945, while still some 200 miles north of Okinawa, Yamato was attacked by a massive force of U.S. carrier planes and sunk. Fewer than 300 men of Yamato's crew were rescued and nearly 2500 of her men were lost.|
After the war, the great battleship became an object of intense fascination in Japan, as well as in foreign countries. Yamato's remains were located and examined...
|Airport and Runway Aerial View 1943||05/30/2006||846|
|23 Sep, 1941|
It was the famous Stuka-ace Hans-Ulrich Rudel who deliverd the striking blow to Marat on the 23d of september. His gunner reported back to Rudel seconds after he released the bomb that the "ship is blowing up, you got her". The 1000kg bomb fell down the "steamtower" and exploded inside the ship. Rudel thus also destroyed a battleship in addition to the hundreds of tanks he h...
|Photo was taken from the 486th BG.||05/19/2006||923|
|A strike photo showing bomb straddling the river at Bremen shipyards on Mar 30th, 1945.||05/15/2006||882|
|These are photos of Group Mission #174 to Cologne, Germany on Jan 14th, 1945. The Allies were just breaking out of the battle of the bulge and pushing the Germany army back to Germany. This tactical mission was to destroy a bridge across the Rhine to prevent supplies from arriving and troops from fleeing. Bombing results were excellent.||05/15/2006||937|