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|Placemark for the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising (Wikipedia link).|
Includes two overlays, one with a map of the Ghetto during World War II, the other a 1888 street map of Warsaw.
|The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of the Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany in Warsaw, then former capital of Poland located in the territory of General Government during World War II. Between 1941 and 1943, starvation, disease and deportations to concentration camps and extermination camps dropped the population of the ghetto from an estimated 450,000 to approximately 71,000. In 1943 t...||08/17/2008||38,464|
|Aerial photo of the Umschlagplatz. Warsaw's "Danziger Bahnhof" (Danziger Station) was located approximately 1 km north of it. Both the Warsaw ghetto and the city itself was provided with goods by this trading centre, which remained operational even during the deportations. ||08/17/2008||1,809|
|The Pałac Kultury i Nauki, PKiN, is a gift from the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin to the people of Warsaw.||09/16/2005||532|
|A twin-jet Airliner heading towards Warsaw Airport||01/20/2008||383|
|Aicraft taking off at Frederic Chopin International Airport - Warsaw - Poland.||09/02/2005||475|
|This is an upgrade to replace previous "America" folder with same name in the "worldwide forts and fortresses" file as complete file is too big to be uploaded in one shot.|
This part is for all americas (N, S and central) forts as well as Canada.
|In 1667 the Dutch raided the Medway, then protected only by Upnor Castle. This started a program of work to protect Chatham dockyard with the addition of Cockham Wood and Gillingham Forts which were built in 1669 and later in 1756 the Cumberland lines, defences around the dockyard, and Fort Amherst. Forts Pitt and Clarence were added in 1805 and then a ring of forts was built around the south, ...||12/15/2005||489|
|This is an upgrade to replace previous "Europe" folder with same name in the "worldwide forts and fortresses" file as complete file is too big to be uploaded in one shot.|
This part is for all european forts, mainly from France, Luxembourg and Poland
|a bunch of forts arround Dijon, remaining of 1894/1896 Forts belt, most of them haven't been modernized and several are in a bad state.||12/05/2005||503|
|A lot of forts were build along the Chao Praya River but most of them were destroyed or broken down during the centuries. This one is still standing and even the cannons are still in place. |
In the middle of the 18th century the Phra Sumane Fort was one of 14 forts around Bangkok defending the city borders. Today only two forts remain and the hexagonal shaped Phra Sumane Fort is ...
|Maubeuge is straight in the North invasion way-in but at the very beginning of WWI, the forts belt was too weak to resist german heavy artillery storm, so did the town felt. Some of these forts were partially modernized before WWII but, again, this was done too little. Facing the panzers rush the town felt after an heroic fight for the second time in 25 years. ||12/05/2005||528|