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|Airspeed Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone 'S', Wolfheze, Gelderland, Netherlands. Photo taken on 19 September 1944, Sortie No. 106G_2996.||08/12/2010||2,785|
|To the right is the Ferme de l'Ecarde and the road is D514.|
The gliders have landed in British Drop Zone "N".
|More than 45 gliders and their supporting aircraft can be seen at this airfield on the Dunstable Downs in the Chiltern Hills.|
Two gliders can be seen circling above each other to the West of the field.
|Three gliders on the ground near Edinburgh,Scotland - Gliders use warm air themals to help rise to very high altitude so Scotland's probably not the best place for it..........||06/17/2009||258|
|Military aid for the armed insurgent forces came from the American strategic Air Force on September 13, 1944. From September 10, 1944, they registered an increased movement of German transports at the Vr˙tky railway station. This increase in activity was due to the transferrence of soldiers and military material from the German 1008th and the 1009th Battalions for the support of the 178th Divis...||06/25/2007||607|
|Gliders at a flying club in Australia||08/13/2009||277|
|In 1939 the Belgian government decided to built a military airbase near ChiŔvres. 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.
|Two red/white striped gliders stationed at St. Athan AFB, England.||06/08/2007||303|
|On June 15, 1944, 297 planes (155 Avro Lancasters, 130 Handley Page Halifaxes, and 12 De Havilland Mosquitos) of the Royal Air Force bombed Boulogne harbour to suppress German naval activity following D-Day. Some of the Lancasters carried Tallboy bombs. As a result, the harbour and the surrounding area were completely destroyed. In August, 1944 the town had been declared a "fortress" ...||04/18/2010||951|
On 26, 27 December 1944, The heroic efforts of American forces in the action at Bastogne need no retelling. However, few historians give more than a casual mention of the part that gliders and glider pilots played in this important action. Flying their frail aircraft into a hail of enemy flak and ground fire, the glider pilots who participated in this battle carried to ...
|Gliders on an airfield||11/14/2006||236|
Torsk is one of two surviving Tench class Fleet Submarines in the United States. USS Torsk (SS-423) was built at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The submarine was launched on 6 September 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Allen B. Reed. Torsk was placed in commission on 16 December 1944 with Commander Bafford E...