Famous picture of a Lancaster over Hitlers retreat at Bechtesgaden during the daylight attack of 25 April 1945.
Berchtesgaden: 359 Lancasters and 16 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 5 and 8 Groups. 2 Lancasters lost. This raid was against Hitler's 'Eagle's Nest' chalet and the local SS guard barracks. Among the force were 16 Lancasters of No 617 Squadron dropping their last Tallboys. 8 Oboe ...
This house, 1834 meters above sea level, was built by
Martin Bormann in 1937-1938 as a gift for Hitlers
50th birthday. Adolf Hitler used it for receiving
guests, but stopped visiting it after a while. After
World War II it was not destroyed by the US troops
while all Hitlers other quarters on the Obersalzberg
Now it is a restaurant. You can...
The Berghof was Adolf Hitler's home in Obersalzberg, in the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden. It was located lower down the same mountain as the Kehlsteinhaus, Eagle's Nest, which Hitler rarely visited due to his fear of heights.
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Its a bit fuzzy now, but hopefully as Google updates their imagrey will get a better view of it.
This aerial photo of Stalag VIIA and Moosburg in Bavaria was taken by a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft.
Stalag VIIA was a disaster. It was a nest of small compounds separated by barbed wire fences enclosing old, dilapidated barracks crammed closely together. Reportedly, the camp had been built to hold 14,000 French prisoners. In the end, 130,000 POWs of all nationalities and ranks ...
Stonecutters Bridge is a high level cable-stayed bridge which spans the Rambler Channel in Hong Kong, connecting Nam Wan Kok, Tsing Yi Island and Stonecutters Island. The bridge deck was completed on 7th April 2009, making this the second longest cable-stayed span in the world.
The approaches at Tsing Yi and Stonecutters Island are located near Container Terminal 9 and Contain...
Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary also known as Paksi Kashi of Karnataka is a Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District, Karnataka state, India. It is a very small sanctuary, being only 67 km². in area, and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri River. Ranganthittu is located three kilometers away from the historic town of Srirangapatna and 16 kilometres north of Mysore. The islets came into bei...
From Wikipedia: The City Hall of San Francisco California, opened in 1915, in its mall site in the city's Civic Center, is a Beaux-Arts monument to the brief "City Beautiful" movement that epitomized the high-minded American Renaissance of the period 1880-1917.
The architect was Arthur Brown Jr., whose attention to the finishing details extended to the doorknobs and the...
The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, was a major battle in the American Civil War, fought April 6–7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.
After the loss of Forts Henry and Donelson in February, 1862, Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston withdrew his forces into west Tennessee, northern Mississippi, and Alabama to reorganize. In early ...
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