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|Twelve of Bomber Command's new Lancaster heavy bombers were dispatched unescorted on a daring low-level raid 500 miles across France and Germany to attempt a precision attack on the MAN factory at Augsburg where U-boat engines were built. ||05/17/2007||907|
|Lancaster bomber over Wizernes V-weapons site during the daylight raid of 20 July 1944.||07/21/2009||1,150|
|170 Lancasters and 17 Halifaxes repeated the raid on Berlin. The weather was better than on the previous night but the Pathfinders were again unable to mark the centre of the city and again the bombing fell mainly in the southern areas. The Bomber Command report stated that the Daimler-Benz factory was hit, either during this night or during the raid of the previous night, but this is not confi...||10/29/2005||1,162|
|Avro Lancaster (Just Jane) East Kirkby Air Museum||10/06/2007||450|
|The Tallboy was an Earth quake bomb developed by Barnes Wallis and brought into operation by the British in 1944. It weighed five tons and, carried by the Avro Lancaster bomber, was effective against concrete structures against which earlier, smaller bombs had proved ineffective. ||10/24/2007||2,251|
|Lancaster Castle is a castle and a prison originating in Roman times. The castle and close by priory were founded by the end of the eleventh century, with part of the Norman keep surviving to this day. The most substantial medieval remnant was the result of rebuilding during the fourteenth century.||02/05/2006||766|
|The Duke of Lancaster, also known as Mostyn's Fun Ship, has long been left in a dry dock on the Dee Estuary at Mostyn, near Holywell. According to local historians, it was a former Heysham to Belfast car ferry which operated in the 1950-60s, and later ran cruises before becoming an amusement arcade and bar at its present location before being closed. Check out - www.hhvferry.com/dukeoflanc.html||01/12/2008||587|
Lancaster House is a mansion in the St. James's district in the West End of London. It is close to St. James's Palace and much of the site was once part of the palace complex.
|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||864|
|11/12 September 1944|
Darmstadt: 226 Lancasters and 14 Mosquitos of No 5 Group. 12 Lancasters lost, 5.3 per cent of the Lancaster force. A previous No 5 Group attack in August had failed to harm Darmstadt but, in clear weather conditions, the group's marking methods produced an outstandingly accurate and concentrated raid on this almost intact city of 120,000 people. A fierce fire...
|The Avro 679 Manchester was a British twin-engine heavy bomber developed during the Second World War by the Avro aircraft company in the United Kingdom. Serving in the Royal Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force, the Manchester was an operational failure because of its underdeveloped, underpowered, and unreliable engines. The aircraft was, however, the forerunner of the successful four-engined...||09/08/2014||214|
|This is a shot of a B1-B bomber at Andersen Airbase, wings out, sitting on the taxiway.||08/01/2006||675|