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|A reconnaissance picture of the German battleship Bismarck during "Operation Rheinuebung" in the Grimstadfjord. The picture was made by Lieutenant Michael Suckling (RAF) in his Spitfire on May 21st 1941 at 13:15 from an altitude of 26,200 ft.||08/10/2005||2,248|
|In early 1941, another interesting target was constructed southeast of Socorro. It was a scale model of the German battleship Bismarck, and was made of dirt with wooden logs for the gun turrets. This was built to train pilots from the Royal Air Force in identifying the famous battleship at night. However, the Bismarck was sunk in May 1941 ó before the "adobe" Bismarck saw much use. It is still ...||01/20/2007||2,925|
|Note: Must have 3D buildings layer enabled to see this. |
The German battleship Bismarck is one of the most famous warships of the Second World War. The lead ship of her class and named after the 19th century German chancellor Otto von Bismarck, Bismarck displaced more than 50,000 tons fully loaded and was the largest warship then commissioned. Her chief claim to fame came from the Battle...
|The building contract was placed on 16 November 1935 with the Blohm & Voss, Hamburg, as New Construction "F" later named Bismarck and the keel was laid on 1 July 1936.||03/16/2006||956|
|Schiffswerft und Maschinenfrabrik Blohm & Voss (Shipyard and Machinery Factory Blohm & Voss) was founded 5. April 1877. The shipyard was later called Blohm & Voss AG and today it is called Blohm + Voss GmbH.|
|Bismarck sign made out of trees just outside of the city||04/11/2007||736|
|This overlay shows a part of Hamburg city center (between Michaeliskirche and Bismarck monument) in 1943.||08/04/2006||677|
|This nice maze is going to be destroyed by a harvester. It's located outside Bismarck.
In the Timeslider mode you see a lot of different mazes.
|In the dome of Berlin is the thomb of Otto von Bismarck, the first Imperial Chancellor of the second German empire.||08/23/2005||390|
|A very small overlay of the center of Arles, including Roman monuments. This is my first overlay.||11/21/2005||932|
|Famous Scottish ship breaking yard (located on the Firth of Forth close to the Rosyth Naval dockyard), the final destination for many "Grand Old Ladies" of British naval history, including amongst many, HMS Dreadnought (which set the standard for, and classified a generation of battleships), HMS Rodney (played a major role in the sinking of the Bismarck), RMS Olympic (sister of the Titanic), an...||03/29/2010||2,344|
|The overlay doesn't match up very well, but the area is such low-resolution that any overlay helps.|
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