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|Gallipoli, called Gelibolu in modern Turkish, is a town in northwestern Turkey. The name derives from the Greek Kallipolis, meaning "Beautiful City". It is located on the Gallipoli Peninsula (Gelibolu Yarimadasi), with the Aegean Sea to the west and the Dardanelles straits to the east.|
In Australia, New Zealand and Newfoundland, Gallipoli is the name given to the Allied Campaign on the p...
|Fort Ward is a former Union Army installation now located in the city of Alexandria in the U.S. state of Virginia. It was the fifth largest fort built to defend Washington, D.C. in the American Civil War. It is currently well-preserved with 90-95% of its earthen walls intact. |
The fort is now a part of the City of Alexandria's 45-acre (18-ha) Fort Ward Mueseum and Historic Site a...
|Canakkale Turkish Martyrs' Memorial is the main Turkish memorial on the Gallipoli peninsula. The Turks know the campaign under the name Canakkale, the town on the Asiatic side of the Dardenelles that was heavily fortified and was the main supply port for reinforcements to the peninsula (and collection point for their wounded) then. The main towns on the peninsula, Krithia and Maidos had been bu...||09/04/2009||541|
|On October 6, 1777, a combined force of roughly 2,100 Loyalists, Hessians and British regulars led by Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton attacked Forts Montgomery and Clinton from the landward side (which was only partially completed) with support from cannon fire from British ships on the Hudson River. By the end of the day, both forts had fallen to the British who burned the forts and tore ...||10/10/2005||698|
|The Battle of Alamein, or more correctly the Second Battle of El Alamein, marked a significant turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II. The battle lasted from October 23 to November 3, 1942. Following the First Battle of El Alamein, which had stalled the Axis advance, General Bernard Montgomery took command of the British Commonwealth's Eighth Army from Claude Auchinleck in...||10/25/2005||2,048|
|Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War I cemetery on the southeast edge of the town of Waregem, Belgium. This is the only American World War I cemetery in Belgium and 411 American servicemen are buried or commemorated there. Many of them fell at Spitaals Bosschen, an action of the Ypres-Lys Campaign by the 91st Infantry Division in the closing days of World War I.|
|Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson (January 21, 1824 – May 10, 1863) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, and probably the most well-known Confederate commander after General Robert E. Lee. His military career includes the Valley Campaign of 1862 and his service as a corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia under Robert E. Lee. Confederate pickets accidentally shot ...||12/30/2009||328|
|On July 15, 1779 General Anthony Wayne and his men attacked a British fortification located on the peninsula at Stony Point. The peninsula, situated on the west bank of the Hudson River about 10 miles (16 k.) south of West Point and 35 miles (56 k.) north of New York City was the western terminus of the King's ferry. Wayne, marching south from the West Point area, split his forces into three se...||10/10/2005||678|
|Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes département, in southeastern France. Population: 2,248. Area : 2.48 km²|
It is situated on a peninsula next to Nice and to Villefranche-sur-Mer and extends out to Cap Ferrat. Its tranquillity and warm climate make it a favourite holiday destination amongst European aristocracy and international millionnaires. There is a ple...
|In March 2005, the Mubarak Pumping Station - centerpiece of Egypt's ambitious Toshka Project to reclaim half-a-million acres of desert - was named one of the five most outstanding civil engineering achievements of the year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). In addition to the pumping station itself, the Toshka Project also involves the construction of 50km (31 miles) of main tra...||12/04/2008||676|
| 1. Spad S-13 (r, s)|
2. Boeing Stearman PT-17 (s)
3. North American AT-6D Texan (s)
4. Consolidated B-24M Liberator
5. North American P-51D Mustang (r)
6. Douglas C-47 Skytrain (s)
7. Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
8. Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
9. Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (s)
10. Boeing B-29A Superfortress
|Fort Gaines is a historic fort on Dauphin Island, Alabama, United States. It was named for Edmund Pendleton Gaines. Established in 1821, and best known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the American Civil War. |
Exhibits include the huge anchor from the USS Hartford, Admiral David Farragut's flagship on which he gave his world famous command, "**** the Torpedoes...