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British Gliders at 7 June 1944 (D-Day plus 1) north of Ranville - Related Files

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Gliders near Wolfheze, September 1944

Gliders near Wolfheze, September 1944

Vertical photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing Airspeed Horsa and GAL Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone (LZ) 'Z' near Wolfheze woods, west-north-west of Arnhem.
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D-Day - Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

D-Day - Juno Beach, 6 June 1944

British an d Canadian Forces landing in the morning of D-Day, 6th June 1944. The poster shows allied forces of the 3rd Canadian Division beginning their breakout from the coast past of the port of Courseulles-sur-Mer.
No rating yet12/17/20082,277Google Earth Logo
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Pegasus Bridge with Horsa Glider

Pegasus Bridge with Horsa Glider

Aerial image of the Pegasus Bridge area of Normandy taken on 6th June 1944. This was the scene of the first British landing on D-Day, when men of the 6Th Airborne Division used gliders (which can be clearly seen in the image) to land behind enemy lines and secure the bridge over the Caen Canal. This was later re-named 'Pegasus' bridge, in honour of the badge worn by the 6th Airborne.
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More Gliders near Wolfheze

More Gliders near Wolfheze

Airspeed Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone 'S', Wolfheze, Gelderland, Netherlands. Photo taken on 19 September 1944, Sortie No. 106G_2996.
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Hvidsten resistance group

Hvidsten resistance group

Hvidsten group (Danish: Hvidstengruppen) was a Danish resistance group during World War II. Its name stems from an inn called Hvidsten Kro between Randers and Mariager in Jutland where it was formed. It started in 1943 and existed until 1944 when its members were arrested by the Gestapo. The identity of its members had been revealed by a captured British agent who under torture had revealed wha...
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London Gliding Club and gliders in the air

London Gliding Club and gliders in the air

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.
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British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour 2005 Venues

British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour 2005 Venues

Tour venues for the 2005 British and Irish Lions rugby tour. Includes:
Rotorua International Stadium (June 4 v Bay of Plenty)
Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth (June 8 v Taranaki)
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton (June 11 v NZ Maori)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington (June 15 v Wellington)
Carisbrook, Dunedin (June 18 v Otago)
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill (June 21 v ...
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Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay III)

Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay III)

Detailed aerial view, Exit E1, taken 6 June 1944 at 1230 hrs.

(Photograph U.S. National Archives)

See also overall view of Easy Red:
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25563/Omaha-Beach,-6-June-1944-(Overlay-I).htm
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Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay II)

Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944 (Overlay II)

Detailed aerial view, Exit D3, taken 6 June 1944 at 1230 hrs.

(Photograph U.S. National Archives)

See also overall view of Easy Red:
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile25563/Omaha-Beach,-6-June-1944-(Overlay-I).htm
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Scotish Gliders

Scotish Gliders

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..........
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Glider Landings in the Early Hours of D-Day - 6 June 1944

Glider Landings in the Early Hours of D-Day - 6 June 1944

Glider landings had to be made in the small Normandy fields, and this resulted in many crashes and casualties. The gliders, carrying men of the 325 Glider Infantry, landed in the vicinity of les Forges. Crashes are indicated by arrows.
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Sommervieu Airfield, 5 July 1944

Sommervieu Airfield, 5 July 1944

Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) B.8 near Sommervieu, Normandy, France.

The airfield was completed by 22 June 1944 and was 1200m lond and 40m wide.
Some british squadrons (39 Recce Wing (400,168), 74 Squadron, 145 Wing (329,340,341)) were stationed here after the invasion.
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