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|You can see landingships for Operation Sealion, the invasion of England.||10/20/2005||617|
|In 1939 the Belgian government decided to built a military airbase near Chièvres. The preparatory work starting at the end of the same year.|
After the German invasion of Belgium on May 10 1940, the Germans occupied the area on May 19 1940 and install the JG 26; that will remain until early June.
In June 1940 started the construction of the buildings of the German airbase.
|This photograph, taken during the attack on the Dunkerque, shows direct hits being scored on the vessel, with another cluster of bombs on its way. |
While the prime objective of operations against Toulon was the destruction of submarine pens and submarines afloat, additional widespread damage was inflicted upon harbor installations and naval vessels which, while rendered unseawort...
|This is the picture overlay I made fo the Hockenheimring. I took this picture from my sailplane in September 2004.|
|High resolution picture overlay - 4 cm/pixel.|
How many taxis are waiting in front of the Meridien Pacific Hotel nearby Shinagawa Station in Tokyo, Japan?
I took this picture in September 2001.
|Picture taken by an attack of the german Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain.||02/14/2007||886|
2. Seagoing s/ms
4. Hipper class cruiser
5. K class cruiser
6. 3 Oceangoing s/ms
7. Cruiser Minelayers
8. Torpedo Boats
9. 3 seagoing s/ms
10. Sail Training Ship
11. Destroyer under repair
12. Tanker 570'
13. Tanker 570'
14. Liner 500'
15. Tanker 400'
|Fethiye Oludeniz Beaches - Mugla TURKEY. The picture was taken on September 25th 2005. |
I am very thankfull to Sevtap O. for her permission to use the beatiful picture she took during paragliding there. I hope you like the detail overlay as much as I do. Thanks for looking.
|The crash site of aircraft L4189, a British Handley Page Hampden Mark I bomber, which crashed on 30th September 1940 at Black Edge. It belonged to 106 Squadron, based at Finningley. It was on a navigation exercise at night when it crashed. In the opening years of the 21st century some small fragments of aircraft wreckage were still noted on site. |
Please note that a licence to ex...
|German attempts to camouflage parts of Hamburg, 1940||10/20/2005||1,305|
|The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa (modern-day Senegal), which was under Vichy French control, and to install the Free French under General Charles de Gaulle there.||11/09/2009||724|
|RAF Fairlop was first used during the First World War as a Royal Naval Air Station Training School.|
A small flying club used the site between the wars and there were plans to build a commercial airport, but these were later abandoned.
With WW2 a year old, construction of the concrete runways in the familiar "A" pattern started in September 1940 and were completed August 1941.