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|Image from NOAA. Shows the total destruction Katrina wreaked on this community. Note the displacement of the large casino barge (460' long * 130' wide) a quarter mile inland from its berth.||09/06/2005||3,662|
|Devastation to Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra as a result of the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Credit: Digital Globe)This overlay shows the area before the Tsunami.||08/25/2005||4,652|
|Devastation to Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra as a result of the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (Credit: Digital Globe)This overlay shows the area AFTER the Tsunami.||08/25/2005||6,092|
|At least 16 people, including five children were killed when an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale destroyed hundreds of homes in central Italy early this morning. |
Another 30 people are missing after the earthquake struck at 3.32 am (0132 GMT) near l'Aquila in the mountainous region of Abruzzo 60 miles (95 kilometres) north of Rome.
Dawn revealed a sce...
|Ninth AF 2nd Phase Interpretation Report US10/D SPECIAL |
DATE: 15 Jan 45, HOUR: 1300A
PERIOD UNDER REVIEW: This report covers all damage to annotated area through 15 Jan 45.
COVER: The M/Y is covered on prints of good quality.
STATEMENT: Within the dotted lines is evidence of a terrific explosion. The area of devastation measures ap...
|Hiroshima Peace Memorial, called Genbaku Dome, the Atomic Bomb Dome, or the A-Bomb Dome by the Japanese is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Hiroshima, Japan. It was established as such in 1996.|
The building was originally designed by Czech architect Jan Letzel. It was completed in April 1915, and the new building was named the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition (H...
|Aerial photograph of Takali (Ta Qali) taken on 29th April 1942 at the height of Luftwaffe bombing offensive. The devastation is evident. Takali was the main fighter base on Malta and the one where Spitfires were operated. Note the massive reinforced aircraft pens in the upper part of the photo. 285 individual aircraft pens were erected on Malta during three critical months, involving the effort...||07/31/2008||1,451|
|Grozny was once again the epicenter of fighting after the outbreak of the Second Chechen War, which further caused thousands of fatalities. During the early phase of the Russian siege on Grozny in October 25, 1999, Russian forces launched five SS-21 ballistic missiles at the crowded central bazaar and a maternity ward, killing more than 140 people and injuring hundreds. During the massive shell...||10/02/2007||90,013|
|Ho Chi Minh was born in Vietnam in 1890. His father, Nguyen Sinh Huy was a teacher employed by the French. He had a reputation for being extremely intelligent but his unwillingness to learn the French language resulted in the loss of his job. To survive, Nguyen Sinh Huy was forced to travel throughout Vietnam, offering his services to the peasants. This usually involved writing letters and prov...||01/15/2008||3,764|