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DKM Tirpitz (12 Nov 1944) overlay

DKM Tirpitz (12 Nov 1944) overlay

DKM Tirpitz (R.I.P.) last minute on Nov. 12th 1944 (To be added to Germany folder in "W.W.II Sunk ships" file)
Rating of 302/28/20061,603Google Earth Logo
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den helder fort erfprins

den helder fort erfprins

fort erprins 12-09-1944
Rating of 402/27/2006620Google Earth Logo
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Stalag Luft III - The Great Escape (overlays)

Stalag Luft III - The Great Escape (overlays)

Stalag Luft III was a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that housed captured air force personnel and was operated by the German Luftwaffe. It was located near Sagan, now Żagań in Poland, 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Berlin. The site is best known because of two famous prisoner escapes that took place there. The first, in 1943, was recorded in the book and film "The Wo...
Rating of 3.62502/27/20061,558Google Earth Logo
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113 US WWII Internment Centers

113 US WWII Internment Centers

In 1942, almost 120,000 Japanese Americans were interned by Presidential order. Others were also confined. This file shows the primary centers, many with map overlays:

10 Relocation Centers
16 Assembly Centers
48 Immigration & Naturlization Service
34 Military
2 Citizen Isolation Camps
3 Federal Bureau of Prisons
No rating yet02/15/20061,278Google Earth Logo
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DKM Bismarck (R.I.P.) overlay

DKM Bismarck (R.I.P.) overlay

DKM Bismarck -4850m undersea overlay (to be added to W.W.II sunk ships file)
Rating of 3.802/12/20062,131Google Earth Logo
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The Rotundas - WWII Government Bomb Shelters (with overlay)

The Rotundas - WWII Government Bomb Shelters (with overlay)

This site was originally a gas works with two gas holders (built 1875). The holes left by the gas holders were converted in World War 2 for use as bomb shelter 'citadels' - the North Rotunda and the South Rotunda. The Rotundas were designed to survive the impact of a 500lb bomb and had 12 foot thick concrete roofs. In 1943 the lowest level of the North Rotunda (codenamed Anson) was kitted out...
Rating of 302/11/2006753Google Earth Logo
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London WWII Deep Level Shelters - with overlays

London WWII Deep Level Shelters - with overlays

The London deep-level shelters are eight deep level air-raid shelters that were built under London Underground stations during World War II. Each consists of a pair of parallel tunnels 5.3m in diameter. Each shelter was designed to hold up to 8,000 people. Ten shelters were planned, but only eight were completed (St. Paul's and Oval were not built). It was planned that after the war the shelte...
Rating of 402/11/20061,214Google Earth Logo
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D-Day - Point du Hoc

D-Day - Point du Hoc

This Batterie which overlooked both the Omaha and Utah landing beaches was equipped with six 155 mm type K418 guns. These guns would have had a range of approximately 22 kms and could have inflicted damage to the Allied ships at both the American landing beaches.
Only two of the Casemates were finished by D-day, but the guns not installed..
These were of the type H671. The Fire ...
Rating of 2.7502/08/20061,953Google Earth Logo
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Schonenbourg fort - Maginot Line

Schonenbourg fort - Maginot Line

Located on the right wing of the fortified area of Haguenau, the 'ouvrage' Schoenenbourg commanded all approaches from the north-east. In fact, in can be regarded as a pattern implementation of the mental image of a rather up-to-date achievement in those days. Indeed, it gathers all the main features arising from the experience acquired during the battles at Verdun (1916 to 1918), namely : the ...
Rating of 402/08/20061,092Google Earth Logo
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Tanks of D-Day Utah and images

Tanks of D-Day Utah and images

Utah lost DD Tanks multibeam images, plus UW photographies.
The 3 marks on the NE are half sand beared tanks lying on the side, and the SW mark is a perfect Tank standing alone on the sand.

See also:
http://www.historychannel.com/global/listings/episodearchive.jsp?ACatId=8802355&CaseId=8802353&EGrpId=274739
Or:
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0...
Rating of 3.502/03/20061,830Google Earth Logo
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Toulon 1942 complete overlay

Toulon 1942 complete overlay

Toulon - 27th of November 1942 - Toulon's French Navy scuttling overlay with complete map and full detailled vessels positions (including fate).
Rating of 3.202/02/20061,611Google Earth Logo
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The Lost Tanks of D-Day - Omaha

The Lost Tanks of D-Day - Omaha

Another WW2 underwater view.
Usualy those images are 3D images but i do not know how to make them working in 3D in GE
Three DD tanks, sank June 6th 44.
See also:
http://www.historychannel.com/global/listings/episodearchive.jsp?ACatId=8802355&CaseId=8802353&EGrpId=274739
Or:
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0206/feature1/zoom2.html

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Port Chicago Disaster 1944

Port Chicago Disaster 1944

Just before 10:20 p.m. on July 17th, 1944, the worst home front disaster of WWII, occurred at a Naval pier in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Five thousand tons of ammunition in ships being loaded by black sailors exploded, sending a blast more than 12,000 feet into the sky.

The explosion destroyed the pier, a train, and both ships, instantly killing everyone aboard ...
No rating yet02/02/2006745Google Earth Logo
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Shipwreck of the USS Susan B Anthony WW2

Shipwreck of the USS Susan B Anthony WW2

Please let me know if you want me to post more file like that.
Bertrand

This a multibeam sounder view of the shipwreck of the USS Susan B Anthony
Image treated with Fledermaus /Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center

- History Channel
- On June 7, 1944, the troopship USS Susan B. Anthony transported nearly 3,000 Army and Navy men on t...
Rating of 3.63636363601/31/20061,330Google Earth Logo
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Utah Beach cardonnet shipwrecks from DDay

Utah Beach cardonnet shipwrecks from DDay

This an underwater multibeam sounder view of the bank of the Cardonnet with many shipwrecks sank over Normandy coast June 6th 1944.
Cardonnet bank is just off Utah Beach
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Image treated by Duncan Mallace with Fledermaus
http://www.netsurvey.co.uk/
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
More at www.ce...
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Underwater view of the LST523 WW2 Shipwreck

Underwater view of the LST523 WW2 Shipwreck

This is a multibeam sounder view of the LST523 sank over Normandy coast June 19th 1944
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Image treated by Duncan Mallace with Fledermaus
http://www.netsurvey.co.uk/
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
More at www.ceresm.com - Bertrand Sciboz
Hope you enjoy the post
Bertrand
Rating of 3.2501/29/20061,255Google Earth Logo
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Srebrenica Bosnia (overlay)

Srebrenica Bosnia (overlay)

At least seven-and-a half thousand Bosnian Muslims missing, presumed dead. Some six thousand of them were the victims of mass executions. That is the dreadful outcome of the events following the invasion and capture of the Srebrenica enclave - an official Safe Area - by the Bosnian Serb army, the VRS.
Rating of 301/29/20061,320Google Earth Logo
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WW2 Dday artficial port  Mulberry A 2nd view

WW2 Dday artficial port Mulberry A 2nd view

Another view of Mulberries A at Omaha beach
A multibeam echo sounder underwater view of the sunken Omaha WW2 artificial harbour.
Usually those datas are in 3D
You can even see a big ship tanked in the harbour.
The name of this ship is the SS Exford
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
More...
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Mulberries A WW2 Last view

Mulberries A WW2 Last view

Another view of Mulberries A at Omahha beach
A multibeam echo sounder underwater view of the sunken Omaha WW2 artificial harbour.
Usually those datas are in 3D
You can even see a big ship tanked in the harbour.
The name of this ship is the SS Exford
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
Mor...
Rating of 3.501/28/2006678Google Earth Logo
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DDay artifial port Omaha

DDay artifial port Omaha

A multibeam echo sounder underwater view of the sunken Omaha WW2 artificial harbour.
Usually those datas are in 3D
You can even see a big ship tanked in the harbour.
The name of this ship is the SS Exford
Datas acquired during Neptune 2K expedition.
Copyright Steeve Schmidt, Naval Historical center
More at www.ceresm.com - Bertrand Sciboz
Rating of 3.401/26/20061,001Google Earth Logo
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Dday invasion map by National Geographic

Dday invasion map by National Geographic

A few years ago, in June 2002 issue of National geographic Magazine, we made a map of the DDAY invasion, with most of the allied troups shipwreck in Seine Bay

Copyright National Geographic Magazine
Shipwrecks by Bertrand SCIBOZ
and Marc VIOLET, CERES,
European Underwater Research Center - www.ceresm.com
Land relief by Scott Gowan - Worldsat Internatio...
Rating of 3.501/25/20064,220Google Earth Logo
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Shipwreck of SS Leopoldville Xmas 44

Shipwreck of SS Leopoldville Xmas 44

Nice painting view of the SS Leopoldville sank in Xmas 44 by german submarine U486
Painting done by our famous french painter Claude Lemonnier in St Vaast la Hougue
© CERES 2006 – more at www.ceresm.com
Rating of 3.601/23/20061,047Google Earth Logo
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Bridge too far

Bridge too far

It was the Bridge Too Far which was the last British defeat of the Second World War. The audacious attempt to race through the Netherlands from Arnhem and sweep into Germany failed to shorten the war and cost 8,000 Allied lives.
Rating of 3.33333333301/22/20061,074Google Earth Logo
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Little Big Horn

Little Big Horn

One of the most famous Indian battles in American history is the Battle of the Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand or the Battle of Greasy Grass.
On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer and 264 men of the 7th U.S. Cavalry were slaughtered by Teton Dakota/Sioux and Cheyenne camped along the banks of the Little Bighorn River in southeastern Montana.
Rating of 3.62501/19/20067,256Google Earth Logo
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SS Albertville shipwreck

SS Albertville shipwreck

Side scan sonar image of the SS Albertville, sank in 1940 after the German invade belgium.
Sister ship of the SS Leopoldville sank in 1944.
you can also see a crabpot line
© CERES 2006 – more at www.ceresm.com
Acquisition: EdgeTech 272TD Side Scan Sonar
Processing: TEI Suite, Isis & Delphmap
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