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 ...
Classic Aircraft Aviation Museumís A-26C (44-35708) was completed at the Tulsa, OK manufacturing facility on May 25, 1945 and flown to a staging area in Salinas, CA in August of that same year. With the end of WWII occurring just one month later in September of 1945, 44-35708 would spend the next two years in storage at various AAF bases in Mississippi, New Mexico and California until being ass...
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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Joel Chandler Harris Home:
"This country retreat on Snap Bean Farm was once the home of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus Tales. Harris was also a prominent journalist and editor of the Atlanta Constitution newspaper. Influential black songwriter, author and statesman, James Weldon Johnson, said in 1921 "the Uncle Remus Tales constitute the greatest body of folklore that Am...
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...
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