|Rating||Date Added||Downloads|| |
|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||897|
|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.
|Picture was taken after the capture of Frankfurt during March 1945.||02/26/2007||792|
|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.|
|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...
By order of Adolf Hitler, his personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann bought this mansion for Hitler's beloved Eva Braun. It costet 35000 Reichsmark.
Hitler and Eva married April 29th, 1945. One day after their marriage they commited suicide.
|Windward Islands are the southern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called such because they are more windward than the Leeward Islands, given that the prevailing winds in the area blow north.||08/12/2005||647|
|The Leeward Islands are the northern islands of the Lesser Antilles. They are called "leeward" because the prevailing winds in the area blow from south to north. Thus, the Leeward Islands are downwind, on the backside, or leeward from the Windward Islands, the group of islands that first meet the Trade Winds coming from the south.||08/12/2005||750|
|In Kochendorf, an satellite camp of the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp was located. It was also known as Eisbär. About 1,800 people were imprisoned here and used as slave labour.|
At the end of March 1945, the prisoners were forced to a death march to Dachau. In the camp and during the death march, at least 447 prisoners died.
|Aerial reconnaissance pictures of the air raid against Holzwickede, Germany on March 23rd 1945. It's assumed that the pictures were shot on March 26th.|
Target was the train station of Holzwickede.
|Galapagos Islands map overlay|
The Galapagos Islands are found 1000 kilometres (600 miles) off the west coast of Ecuador, South America. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands, 6 smaller islands and 107 rocks and islets. The very first island is thought to have formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, as a result of tectonic activity. The youngest islands, Isabela and Fernandina...