The most severe bombing of Sofia ever occurred on March 30, 1944. Some 370 american heavy bombers flied upon Sofia destroying 3575 buildings. The casualties were relatively modest due to the preliminarily evacuation of the civilians. The target of the bombing, as the image clearly depicts, were neither military installations, nor armed forces, but the very historical downtown of the city of Sof...
The "Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung" (GSI, Institute for Heavy Ion Research), located near the town of Darmstadt, Germany, is a high energy physics research center which has become famous for discovering the chemical elements Hassium (108), Meitnerium (109), Darmstadtium (110), Roentgenium (111) and Ununbium (112).
During the Allied bombing of Belgrade, on 17 April, 1944, the Semlin camp suffered extensive damage. The largest pavilion - No.3 - which housed most of the interns was directly hit and almost completely destroyed. Estimates regarding the number of casualties vary considerably, ranging from eighty to two hundred dead. Many more we wounded in the attack.
The city of Düren was located on the main fighting front during the Allied invasion of Germany in World War II. During 1944 and 1945, the protracted and bloody Battle for Hürtgenwald was fought on Düren's district area, and on November 16 1944, Düren was completely destroyed by Allied air bombings. Approximately 22,000 people lived in Düren at that time, and 3,000 of them died during the bombin...
With a tradition of over three hundred years Merck is the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world.
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Bombs burst on the airstrip on Woleai Island in the Caroline Island Group to add to the destruction wrought by previous missions. This mission was carried out by planes of the 13th Air Force’s 868th Bombardment Squadron on July 8, 1944.
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