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|The Second Armistice at Compiègne was signed at 18:50 on 22 June 1940 near Compiègne, in the department of Oise, between Nazi Germany and France. Following the decisive German victory in the Battle of France (10 May–21 June 1940), it established a German occupation zone in Northern France that encompassed all English Channel and Atlantic Ocean ports and left the remainder "free" to be...||08/31/2009||289|
|Eben-Emael was a Belgian fortress between Liège and Maastricht, near the Albert Canal, defending the Belgian-German border. Constructed in 1931–1935, it was reputed to be impregnable and at the time, the largest in the world. But on 10 May 1940, 78 paratroopers of the German 7th Flieger (later 1st Fallschirmjäger Division) landed on the fortress with gliders (type DFS 230), armed with special ...||03/05/2010||2,318|
|In 1939 the Belgian government decided to built a military airbase near Chièvres. The preparatory work starting at the end of the same year.|
After the German invasion of Belgium on May 10 1940, the Germans occupied the area on May 19 1940 and install the JG 26; that will remain until early June.
In June 1940 started the construction of the buildings of the German airbase.
|14 warships larger than 2,500 tons sunk (191.018 total tons). |
The Allies lost 2 battleships, 3 aircraft carriers, 3 escort carriers and 6 cruisers to the U-boats.
|At this mole the Koenigsberg was sunk by british Skuas of the 800 and 803 squadron. ||01/27/2007||820|
|German attempts to camouflage parts of Hamburg, 1940||10/20/2005||1,304|
|A 1950's Bristol Freighter fully refurbished into 2 beautiful self contained motel units - www.woodlynpark.co.nz||12/27/2007||353|
|These are the locations where german submarines were sunk by enemy action in World War II (destroyer,mines, etc.).|
There will be subsequent files numbered from U-51 - U-100, U-101 - U-150 and so on.
All information is from "uboat.net" or "ubootwaffe.net".
|These are the locations where German WWII submarines were sunk by enemy action (destroyer, mines, etc.). World War II info.
Informations are from uboat.net. Thx.||08/18/2005||1,761|
|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.
|Wreched freighter in Tartus, Syria||12/25/2006||640|
|The first Royal Navy ship to be sunk in action for nearly forty years, the wreck is a designated war grave.||07/24/2006||645|