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|Strike Photos for Group Mission #213 to Fulda-Plauen, Germany on Mar 19th, 1945.|
Plauen was the primary target but with full cloud cover over the target the group elected to proceed to bomb the marshalling yards at the secondary target (Fulda). The bomb drop was unusual in that one of the first bombs dropped by the group landed on a muntition train and the resultant explosion blew up mos...
|Bombing of St. Avord, France airfield at 28.4.44 by the 381st BG. The photo was taken from 14,100 feet by a B-17G.||05/15/2006||819|
|Aerial recon photo of the airfield at the south coast of Paramushir Island.||05/14/2006||775|
|During World War II the Japanese had an airfield located on this island. The island was garrisoned by the 41st Independent Mixed Regiment, 6th Independent Tank Company, and supporting units. During 1944 the Japanese facilities on the island were intermittently shelled by U.S. naval and bomber forces. Several Japanese cargo vessels were sunk near the island, and while at harbor. On June 1, 1944,...||05/13/2006||904|
|Aerial recon photo of Japanese Kuabu Airfield- Located on Paramushiru Island.||05/13/2006||988|
|Aerial view of the railroad and street bridge of Nijmegen.|
Also included, a view of the city of Nijmegen, Holland, and the Nijmegen Bridge over the Waal (Rhine) River in the background. The city was hit by German and Allied bombardment and shelling. September 28, 1944.
|An aerial vertical view of the destroyed bridge with a fly-by photo.||05/13/2006||1,567|
|An aerial view of the Railway Bridge which was blown by the Germans on Sunday 17th September 1944.||05/13/2006||1,335|
|Bergen-Belsen, (or Belsen) was a Nazi concentration camp in Lower Saxony, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. Between 1943 and 1945 an estimated 50,000 European civilians died there. A memorial and an exhibition centre exist on the site now.||05/13/2006||2,362|
|This is a photograph taken of 15 February 1944, which shows the advance from Easy Red at Omaha Beach, Normandy.|
Look here http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/wwii/100-11/ch4.htm#red for more info about this action.
|Seine river bridge at MANTES-GASSICOURT under bombardment by aircraft of Ninth Air Force.||05/11/2006||505|
|In addition to the radar stations on the Normandy coast were a series of observation posts set around ten kilometres apart, but closer if headlands were concerned, to enable visual signalling to adjacent posts. For the Normandy coast these were regionally controlled by the Flugmelde Zentrale (Plotting Centre) situated some three miles inland near Caen. Altogether the Caen centre controlled some...||05/11/2006||860|
|This photo shows the advance from Omaha Beach between exits D-3 and E-1 with the direction St.Laurent.||05/11/2006||1,428|
|During the First War of Schleswig German troops slowed down outnumbered Danish forces and covered the retreat of the main forces.||04/17/2006||597|
|On 13. November 1475 the duchy Savoy fought the Battle on the Planta against the Swiss Confederates and the Upper Valais during the War of the Burgunds.|
In the morning the main force of the Savoy (1) crossed the River Morge and defeated in a short fight (2) the vanguards of the Valais. Meanwhile a small force of the Savoy (3) moved on the left flank to Saviese, def...
|The Battle on the Marchfeld (Morava Field) at Dürnkrut and Jedenspeigen took place on August 26, 1278 and was a decisive event for the history of Central Europe for the following centuries.|
The opponents were King Ottokar II of Bohemia and an Imperial Army led by Rudolf I of Habsburg in alliance with the Hungarian King Ladislaus IV of Hungary. The Hungarian Army included Hungaria...
|picture of tuindorp Den Helder WW2||04/08/2006||716|
|Picture taken during bombing the Old rijkswerf 19-02-1943||04/07/2006||699|
|before picture of bombing old rijkswerf 19-02-1943||04/07/2006||581|
|Mittelbau was a complex of factories, storage depots, facilities and prisoner camps, some underground, that were used from August, 1943 until April, 1945 to manufacture and test the V-2 rocket near Nordhausen in central Germany. The main V-2 assembly line was located in an underground factory called Mittelwerk that was excavated beneath Kohnstein Mountain, about 2 km southwest of the town of Ne...||03/31/2006||2,555|
|This is a picture of the RAF bombing raid on 25 April 1945 of the obersalzberg complex and hitlers berghof.||03/26/2006||1,750|
Between 8. and 15. June 1944 the 101. Airborne Division fought the Battle of Carentan against troops of the 6. Fallschirmregiment (Parachute Regiment) and the 17. SS-Panzergrenadierdivision. Carentan was one of the key positions to take Cherbourg and the peninsula Cotentin.
After the invasion began Allied units tried to take the bigger cities in the back coun...
|Westland picture from 1944 world war 2||03/13/2006||585|
|picture of bombed old Den Helder upper left corner picture taken 10-04-1944||03/06/2006||548|
|During World War II, Bletchley Park was the location of the United Kingdom's codebreaking establishment. Codes and ciphers of several countries were deciphered, most famously the German Enigma. The high-level intelligence produced by Bletchley Park was codenamed Ultra. While the exact influence of Ultra on World War II is debated, it is frequently credited with hastening the defeat of Germany b...||02/28/2006||1,169|