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Battle of the Bulge (Ardennen)

Battle of the Bulge (Ardennen)

·The coldest, snowiest weather “in memory” in the Ardennes Forest on the German/Belgium border.
·Over a million men, 500,000 Germans, 600,000 Americans (more than fought at Gettysburg) and 55,000 British.
·3 German armies, 10 corps, the equivalent of 29 divisions.
·3 American armies, 6 corps, the equivalent of 31 divisions.
·The equivalent of 3 British divisions ...
Rating of 3.509/22/20052,045Google Earth Logo
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Battle of Britain (Luftschlacht um England)

Battle of Britain (Luftschlacht um England)

A series of air battles between Great Britain and Germany, fought over Britain from Aug. to Oct., 1940. As a prelude to a planned invasion of England, Germany attacked British coastal defenses, radar stations, and shipping. On Aug. 24 the attack was shifted inland to Royal Air Force installations and aircraft factories in an effort to gain control of the air over S England. Failing to destroy t...
Rating of 3.509/21/20051,480Google Earth Logo
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Hiroshima Atomic Bomb - Devastated Land - Google Earth Overlay

Hiroshima Atomic Bomb - Devastated Land - Google Earth Overlay

Overlayed images of devastated lands of city of Hiroshima, taken right after the atomic bomb hit there and vapored 140,000+ lives instantly.
Images are sourced Geographical Survey Institute of Japan and others. The area has new high-res pictures released on 9/16/2005 so you can see the details of rebuilt city - except the center of downtown including symbolic Atomic Bomb Dome - a UNESCO ...
Rating of 3.509/19/20053,626Google Earth Logo
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Battle at Gallipoli WW I

Battle at Gallipoli WW I

The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the south of Turkey. In 1915, the allied commanders decided to try to attack Germany by attacking her ally, Turkey. Allied soldiers, mainly from Australia and New Zealand, were sent to the Peninsula while British ships tried to force a way through the Dardanelles.

The entire mission was a failure. The allies lost more than 50,000 men but gai...
Rating of 309/16/2005975Google Earth Logo
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Stalingrad WW II

Stalingrad WW II

This map shows the advance of Hitler's army during their attack on Stalingrad. May - Nov. 1942.
Rating of 3.44444444409/15/20052,470Google Earth Logo
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American Civil War - Chancellorsville (Overlays)

American Civil War - Chancellorsville (Overlays)

The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War in 1863. Called "Lee's perfect battle" due to his risky but successful division of his army in the presence of a much larger enemy force, the battle pitted U.S. Major General Joseph Hooker's Army of the Potomac against an army half its size, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Lee's audacity a...
Rating of 009/14/2005931Google Earth Logo
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American Civil War - Fredericksburg (Overlays)

American Civil War - Fredericksburg (Overlays)

Major General George B. McClellan affected a smile as he read the fateful orders from Washington. Turning toward his late night visitor, McClellan spoke without revealing his bitter disappointment. "Well Burnside, I turn the command over to you." With these words, the charismatic, overcautious leader of the Union's most famous fighting force exited the military stage, yielding to a new man with...
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American Civil War - Sharpsburg (Overlay)

American Civil War - Sharpsburg (Overlay)

The Battle of Antietam (known as the Battle of Sharpsburg in the South), fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with over 23,000 casualties, but also has unique significance as the [partial] victory that...
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American Civil War - Shiloh (Overlays)

American Civil War - Shiloh (Overlays)

The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, was a major battle in the American Civil War, fought April 6–7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.



After the loss of Forts Henry and Donelson in February, 1862, Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston withdrew his forces into west Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and Alabama to reorganize. In early ...
No rating yet09/14/20051,190Google Earth Logo
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 American Civil War - Fort Donelson (Overlay)

American Civil War - Fort Donelson (Overlay)

The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought February 12–16, 1862 in the American Civil War. The capture of the fort by Union forces opened the Cumberland River as an avenue of invasion of the South and elevated Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant from an obscure and largely unproven leader to the rank of major general and the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant.
The battle of Fort Donel...
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Frankfurt 1945

Frankfurt 1945

Downtown Frankfurt shortly after the war.
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WWII Torretta Airfield, Italy

WWII Torretta Airfield, Italy

The first aerodrome that 150 and 142 occupied in Italy was Cerignola #3 at Torretta 8 miles from the Italian cathedral Town of Cerignola. It had first been surveyed as a possible airfield in October 1943. All of 205 Group's squadrons landed at Torretta after leaving the Kairouan/Oudna Area and then moved on to other fields leaving 150 and 142 Squadrons in residence between December 1943 and Feb...
Rating of 509/14/20051,349Google Earth Logo
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WWII Japan Invasion Plan (overlay)

WWII Japan Invasion Plan (overlay)

This map shows the allied plan for the invasion of Japan.
Rating of 309/13/20051,921Google Earth Logo
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D-Day Invasion Normandy WW II

D-Day Invasion Normandy WW II

In the morning of June 6 an invasion fleet of some 7,000 ships landed American and British divisions on Normandy beaches. Airborne divisions dropped behind the German lines. In the air Allies had complete command. This invasion was decisive and the outcome of the war in Europe depended upon its success.

In the first week the Allies established beachheads between Cherbourg and the...
Rating of 2.93333333309/12/200510,546Google Earth Logo
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Battle of Waterloo (overlay)

Battle of Waterloo (overlay)

Very large overlay of France and western Europe during the Battle of Waterloo.
Rating of 309/09/20053,620Google Earth Logo
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WWII, Battle of Berlin, Germany

WWII, Battle of Berlin, Germany

April-May 1945. This map shows the army movements (US Army and Red Army) during the attack on Berlin.
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War of the Austrian Succession, Battle of Dettingen (Overlay)

War of the Austrian Succession, Battle of Dettingen (Overlay)

The Battle of Dettingen (German: Schlacht bei Dettingen) took place on June 16 (some sources, no doubt using a different calendar, say June 27), 1743 at Dettingen in Bavaria during the War of the Austrian Succession. It was the last time that a British monarch, George II, personally led his troops into battle. The British forces, in alliance with those of Hanover and Hesse (the "Pragmatic Army"...
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American Revolutionary War, Battle of  White Plains, NY (Overlay)

American Revolutionary War, Battle of White Plains, NY (Overlay)

The Battle of White Plains was an inconclusive meeting on October 28, 1776 in the American Revolutionary War. General William Howe's British army, with Hessian support was completing their occupation of New York and its environs. George Washington had withdrawn to the high ground near the village of White Plains.
No rating yet09/04/20051,116Google Earth Logo
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American Revolutionary War, Battle of Long Island, NY (Overlay)

American Revolutionary War, Battle of Long Island, NY (Overlay)

The Battle of Long Island, also known as the Battle of Brooklyn, took place on August 27, 1776. On August 22, Admiral The Earl Howe, in supreme command of British forces in New York, ordered his troops to move against the Continental Army at dawn. The American outpost under Colonel Edward Hand sent word to Lieutenant General George Washington that the British were preparing to cross to Long Isl...
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Napoleonic War, The Waterloo Campaign (Overlays)

Napoleonic War, The Waterloo Campaign (Overlays)

The Hundred Days (French Cent-Jours) or the Waterloo Campaign commonly names the period between 20 March 1815, the date on which Napoleon Bonaparte arrived in Paris after his return from Elba, and 28 June 1815, the date of the restoration of King Louis XVIII. The phrase Cent jours was first used by the prefect of Paris, the comte de Chabrol, in his speech welcoming the king. It is also referred...
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Napoleonic War, Battles of Jena and Auerstedt (Overlays)

Napoleonic War, Battles of Jena and Auerstedt (Overlays)

In the Battles of Jena and Auerstedt from October 10th to 14th 1806 the French Army (133,200 men) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Prussian/Saxonian Army commanded by the Duke of Braunschweig (120,800 men).

Casualties on French site: 14,920
Casualties on Prussian site: 33,000
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Napoleonic War, Battle of Austerlitz (Overlays)

Napoleonic War, Battle of Austerlitz (Overlays)

In the Battle of Austerlitz on December 2nd 1805 the French Army (73,100 men, 139 cannons) under command of Napoleon Bonaparte fought against the Russian Army commanded by Czar Alexander I. and the Austrian Army commanded by Emperor Franz II (together 85,700 men, 278 cannons).

Casualties on French site: 1,288 dead, 6,993 wounded
Casualties on Allied site: 16,000 dead and w...
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Utah Beach Overlay

Utah Beach Overlay

Higher resolution overlay of Utah Beach, Normandy
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Manzanar Japanese Internment Camp (Overlay)

Manzanar Japanese Internment Camp (Overlay)

overlay of the Manzanar Japanese Internment Camp, where citizens of Japanese ancestry were forced to reside during WWII
No rating yet08/28/2005651Google Earth Logo
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Portsmouth harbour 1939

Portsmouth harbour 1939

S/W Overlay shows Portsmouth harbour at the year 1939.

Potsmouth is a significant naval port for centuries, previously the world's largest naval base and home to many famous ships, Portsmouth has declined in recent years but remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy.
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