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Japanese Airfield, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Japanese Airfield, Kuril Island Chain Overlay

Aerial recon photo of Japanese Kuabu Airfield- Located on Paramushiru Island.
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Operation Market Garden - Nijmegen bridges Overlay

Operation Market Garden - Nijmegen bridges Overlay

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.
Rating of 305/13/20061,570Google Earth Logo
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Operation Market Garden - Arnhem bridge after battle Overlay

Operation Market Garden - Arnhem bridge after battle Overlay

An aerial vertical view of the destroyed bridge with a fly-by photo.
Rating of 305/13/20061,394Google Earth Logo
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Operation Market Garden - Arnhem railway bridge Overlay

Operation Market Garden - Arnhem railway bridge Overlay

An aerial view of the Railway Bridge which was blown by the Germans on Sunday 17th September 1944.
Rating of 305/13/20061,167Google Earth Logo
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Concentration Camp Bergen-Belsen Overlay

Concentration Camp Bergen-Belsen Overlay

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.
Rating of 3.23076923005/13/20062,199Google Earth Logo
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The Advance From Easy Red

The Advance From Easy Red

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.
Rating of 305/12/2006750Google Earth Logo
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Mantes-Gassicourt river bridge (Overlay)

Mantes-Gassicourt river bridge (Overlay)

Seine river bridge at MANTES-GASSICOURT under bombardment by aircraft of Ninth Air Force.
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Arromanches radar station site

Arromanches radar station site

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...
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Omaha Beach - The Advance Between D-3 and E-1 Draws

Omaha Beach - The Advance Between D-3 and E-1 Draws

This photo shows the advance from Omaha Beach between exits D-3 and E-1 with the direction St.Laurent.
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First War of Schleswig - Battle of Bau

First War of Schleswig - Battle of Bau

During the First War of Schleswig German troops slowed down outnumbered Danish forces and covered the retreat of the main forces.
No rating yet04/17/2006537Google Earth Logo
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Burgund War - Battle on the Planta (map overlays)

Burgund War - Battle on the Planta (map overlays)

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.

Phase 1
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...
Rating of 2.504/17/2006507Google Earth Logo
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Battle on the Marchfeld (map overlay)

Battle on the Marchfeld (map overlay)

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...
Rating of 004/17/2006730Google Earth Logo
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Den helder tuindorp WW2

Den helder tuindorp WW2

picture of tuindorp Den Helder WW2
Rating of 304/08/2006625Google Earth Logo
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Rijkswerf Den Helder 1943

Rijkswerf Den Helder 1943

Picture taken during bombing the Old rijkswerf 19-02-1943
Rating of 304/07/2006604Google Earth Logo
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Rijkswerf Den Helder

Rijkswerf Den Helder

before picture of bombing old rijkswerf 19-02-1943
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Mittelbau - WWII V2 underground rocket factory (overlays)

Mittelbau - WWII V2 underground rocket factory (overlays)

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...
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obersalzberg bombing

obersalzberg bombing

This is a picture of the RAF bombing raid on 25 April 1945 of the obersalzberg complex and hitlers berghof.
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Battle of Carentan (map overlay)

Battle of Carentan (map overlay)


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.

Prelude
After the invasion began Allied units tried to take the bigger cities in the back coun...
Rating of 3.503/20/20063,943Google Earth Logo
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Westland 1944

Westland 1944

Westland picture from 1944 world war 2
Rating of 403/12/2006519Google Earth Logo
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Den Helder  10-04-1944

Den Helder 10-04-1944

picture of bombed old Den Helder upper left corner picture taken 10-04-1944
Rating of 303/06/2006468Google Earth Logo
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Bletchley Park - overlay

Bletchley Park - overlay

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...
Rating of 4.33333333302/28/20061,019Google Earth Logo
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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 302/28/20061,274Google Earth Logo
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den helder fort erfprins

den helder fort erfprins

fort erprins 12-09-1944
Rating of 402/27/2006575Google 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 3.62502/27/20061,479Google 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
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