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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 402/08/20061,022Google 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 3.502/03/20061,781Google 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 3.202/02/20061,537Google 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 ...
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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 3.63636363601/31/20061,275Google 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 3.2501/29/20061,210Google 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.
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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...
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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
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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...
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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 3.601/23/2006991Google 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 3.33333333301/22/20061,036Google 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 3.62501/19/20066,852Google 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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Battleaxe

Battleaxe

Dates: 15 to 17 June 1941.After Operation Brevity failed to lift the siege of Tobruk in May 1941, a second attempt was launched on 15 June. Beresford-Peirse planned to take Halfaya Pass and Fort Capuzzo using the 4th Indian Division. The tanks of 7th Armoured Division would both support the infantry and advance to the Hafid Ridge, beyond Fort Capuzzo, where they would engage enemy tank forces. ...
Rating of 3.501/11/2006701Google Earth Logo
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Sudan conflict overlay

Sudan conflict overlay

Darfur Humanitarian Emergency
Total FY 2005 USG Humanitarian Assistance for the Darfur Emergency (to date): $509,532,362
Total FY 2003 – 2005 USG Humanitarian Assistance for the Darfur Emergency: $767,978,042
August 2004 Images
This section contains high-resolution satellite images of destroyed villages in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Media and press use and/o...
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Abu Ghurayb Prison overlay

Abu Ghurayb Prison overlay

See link
http://www.globalsecurity.org/intell/world/iraq/abu-ghurayb-prison.htm
Rating of 3.512/19/2005144,905Google Earth Logo
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Molesworth 1945 overlay

Molesworth 1945 overlay

Home the 303th Bomb Group (H) "Hell's Angels"
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Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord. France
Overlay of the Allied and Axis formations 5th June 1945.

Main US, British and Canadian landing beaches and airborne objectives.

Note; - The German 7th Army sitting 10km to the south of the main landings. These forces sat on their hands for a crucial 24 hours whilst they tried to work out the Allied plans. This confusion was partly ...
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Peenemunde V2 Rocket Facility

Peenemunde V2 Rocket Facility

In May 1942, a lone Spitfire on a routine reconnaissance mission over northern Germany changed this. Flight Lieutenant D. W. Steventon brought back photographs of the Peenemunde airfield along the Baltic coast that revealed evidence of construction activity with circular emplacements on the ground. Photographic interpreters, however, were unable to locate anything out of the ordinary from the p...
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303th B.G. (H), Heligoland

303th B.G. (H), Heligoland

Mission 36
Bombs falling towards Heligoland from 26,000 feet - 15 May 1943. Photo taken from the camera pit of #41-24577 "Hell's Angels"
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RAF bombing of Heligoland 1945

RAF bombing of Heligoland 1945

18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas were turned almost into crater-pitted moonscapes. 3 Halifaxes were lost.
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