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|21 March 1945|
133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.
|234 Lancasters and 7 Mosquitos of No 5 Group carried out an accurate attack on the oil refinery at Harburg. 14 Lancasters lost. No 189 Squadron, from Fulbeck, lost 4 of its 16 Lancasters on the raid. One local report states that a rubber factory was seriously damaged as well as the oil targets.||02/14/2007||463|
|In March 1945 towards the end of World War II, Stadtlohn was hit by massive allied airstrikes that almost destroyed the entire town. On March 31, 1945 British forces marched into the town.||10/22/2008||821|
|133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.||10/30/2005||1,112|
|Picture was taken after the capture of Frankfurt during March 1945.||02/26/2007||695|
|On 2 May 1945, the death march from Sachsenhausen ended at this location. The 18,000 survivors of the march were liberated then by Russian troops. This memorial commemorates those who died during this march.|
|BP America Refinery Explosion |
Texas City, TX, March 23, 2005
|21 March 1945|
178 aircraft - 150 Halifaxes, 16 Lancasters, 12 Mosquitos - of Nos 4, 6 and 8 Groups carried out an accurate attack upon the railway yards and the surrounding town area at Rheine. 1 Lancaster lost.
|On the right you also see the site of the accidental bombing of the Bezuidenhoud area.|
In the Second World War German V-2 rockets were stationed in the park just north to this district, called Haagse Bos. On 3 March 1945 the allies attempted to destroy V-2s and launching equipment by a large-scale bombardment, but due to navigational errors the Bezuidenhout was destroyed; 500 people were...
|India’s Reliance Petroleum has started processing crude oil at its new refinery in western India, creating the world’s biggest refining complex.|
The company opened its 580,000 barrel a day refinery in Jamnagar in the western state of Gujarat on 2 Jan,2009.
|Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), located in a beautiful hilly terrain north of Mangalore city, Karnataka state, India. Set up in 1998, it is a State of the art Grassroot Refinery and is a subsidiary of ONGC. The Refinery has got a versatile design with high flexibility to process Crudes of various API and with high degree of Automation. MRPL has a design capacity to process...||05/26/2011||335|
|PetroBras Oil Refinery, at the state of Sao Paulo. Almost all the oil Brazil imports passes trough there.||08/01/2005||1,365|