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|German World War Two UBOAT, U534 on the dockside. The German type IXC/40 submarine was sunk by Allied forces in 1945.|
In the dock is the frigate HMS Plymouth and along side it is submarine HMS Onyx, both of which saw service in the Falklands conflict, and a D-Day landing craft.
|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||653|
|The small village of Meedhuizen (Groningen, Holland) captured by an allied aerial photo april 1945.||07/07/2007||939|
|All photographs were taken on 18 April 1945, one day after the last big raid on the city.|
Dresden was both an important garrison as well as a centre of military industry during the Second World War. The bombing of Dresden by the Royal Air Force and by the United States Army Air Force between February 13 and February 15, 1945, remains one of the more controversial Allied actions o...
|German losses after both world wars and numbers killed/expelled. Numbers are high estimates||10/24/2005||2,411|
|Submarine in Venice.|
"Arsenale Militare di Venezia"
Additional info from McMaster_de:
It's a SSK (submarine-submarine killer) of the Toti Class. The Enrico Dandolo was finished on 16th December 1967 and disarmed in July 1999.
|Naval Submarine Base New London is the United States Navy's first submarine base, the "Home of the Submarine Force", and "the Submarine Capital of the World".|
|Craters surround a site at Peenemunde following an Allied bombing raid.|
A submarine-towed launch platform was tested successfully, effectively making it the prototype for submarine-launched ballistic missiles. The project codename was Prüfstand XII (Test stand XII), sometimes called the rocket U-boat. If deployed, it would have allowed a U-boat to launch V-2 missiles against Unit...
|This submarine U-359 of the Whiskey-class was build 1953 and was in active service until 1989.|
1997 it came to Nakskov and today it's a museum with accustic submarine sounds showing daily life in a Soviet submarine.
|Lorient housed a German submarine base during World War II; although the city was heavily damaged by Allied bombing raids, the base survived through the end of the war. As they could not destroy the base itself, the Allies decided to bomb the city, on purpose, to cut the supplying of the U-Boats. Without gasoline, food, or water it became impossible for these submarines to return to the Atlanti...||06/27/2006||2,150|
|The city of Düren was located on the main fighting front during the Allied invasion of Germany in World War II. During 1944 and 1945, the protracted and bloody Battle for Hürtgenwald was fought on Düren's district area, and on November 16 1944, Düren was completely destroyed by Allied air bombings. Approximately 22,000 people lived in Düren at that time, and 3,000 of them died during the bombin...||02/27/2007||740|
|23 March 1945 |
The photo was taken 1 hour after the bombardement by an allied airplane.