Red, yellow, green, blue, and orange planes at East Colfax Airpark, also known as Aurora Airpark in Aurora, Colorada. Closed July 15th, 2004 and abandoned. In this picture the airport looks very much open, thus leading me to believe that this image is before July 15th, 2004 when the Airpark was still open. Detailed website with pictures: http://www.airfields-freeman.com/CO/Airfields_CO_Denve...
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.
Listing of 200+ Ghost Towns, Historical Events, Army Forts, Shipwrecks and a lot more all based in the State of Oregon. Each town and entry has a brief description of the historical significance and a link to more information if available.
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 before the "adobe" Bismarck saw much use. It is still ...
USS Missouri (BB-63) ("Mighty Mo" or "Big Mo") is a United States Navy Iowa-class battleship and was the third ship of the U.S. Navy to be named in honor of the US state of Missouri. Missouri was the last battleship commissioned by the United States and was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II.
USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of New Jersey. New Jersey earned more battle stars for combat actions than the other three completed Iowa-class battleships, and is the only U.S. battleship to provide gunfire support during the Vietnam War.
A series of places worth seeing in Berlin. It is mainly historical places or places with historical background. I've added a small amount of information to each of the twelve places in Berlin. I intend to update this occasionally. Hope you enjoy it.
In a fight during the Battle of Norway, this Fortress near the capital of Norway destroyed the German battleship Bluecher.
Famous for sinking of German battleship "Blücher" in the early hours of WWII in Norway. It took the Germans over 12 hours to overtake the small castle, set in the narrow inlet to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Meanwhile, the Royal family and the Goverment of Norway g...
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