STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 829 bombers (largest number of bombers completing attacks in a single day up to this time) bomb targets in Austria and Yugoslavia; B-17s and B-24s attack an aircraft factory at Wollesdorf, Austria; B-24s also attack industrial areas at Wiener Neustadt and Atzgersdorf, Austria and troop concentrations at Poderica, Yugoslavia. P-38s and P-51s escort the...
Fossa Carolina was a channel project planned to connect the Franconian River Rezat and River Altmuehl and thus to connect the large river systems of Rhein (Rhine), Main and Donau (Danube). In a way Fossa Carolina is the precursor of the Ludwigskanal (Ludwig Channel) and the Main-Donau-Kanal (Main Danube Channel). Fossa Carolina had to get over the European watershed.
In 793 Karl der Groß...
Fontana dei Fiumi, a water well from
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini.
Fontana dei fiumi is a triut to the 4 greatest rivers
in the world (Rivers admitted to that at that time)
Nil, Ganges, Donau, Rio de la Plata
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Picturesquely in a valley situated apart of the upper Leppe the romantic former water castle, castle Gimborn stands in the municipality Marienheide in the Oberbergischer Kreis in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Castle Gimborn was pledged in 1273 to the Count of Mark by the Count of Berg. Since 1631 it wa...
For Mission No. 198 on 21 March the marshalling yard at Graz turned out to be the alternate target selected for pathfinder bombing. The primary target had been the Bruck Marshalling Yard, Austria, but Major Poole, the formation leader, abandoned it because of poor visibility. One thousand pound general purpose ...
The mission of 4 March against Graz Main Marshalling Yard, Austria, found Major Rider leading a large formation. The bombs fell across the target area with twenty-five strikes on cars in the yard and other rail installations. An overhead pass was hit, while still other bombs fell on the tracks between the m...
Chandelier Hall is the name of a three-and about 4.60 meters high in a in Colognes sewer system. For the inauguration in 1890 the room was decorated with two chandeliers, each with six candles, because the German Emperor Wilhelm II had been invited but never came. At the end of the 1980s the old chandeliers were replaced because they were rotten by new white-painted electric chandeliers, which...
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