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|Bridge over Kwai river (3d model) "first construction of the steel bridge"|
The eleven span bridge spanning the Mae Klong river (renamed Kwai Yai river in 1960). Dismantled by the Japanese in Java and transported to the site in 1942, the bridge was rebuilt using prisoner of war (POW) labour, and opened for use in April 1943. One span of the bridge was destroyed by Allied aircraft ...
|Wooden bridge which spanned the Mae Klong River (renamed Kwai Yai River in 1960). Construction began in October 1942, it was completed and operational by early February 1943. Both the wooden and the adjacent steel bridge were subjected to numerous air raids between January and June 1945||10/15/2005||3,461|
|Nearly 2000 people were held here during World War II. The camp held civilians forcably abducted in the occupied countries to provide labor in the German war industry, repair bombed railroads and bridges or work on farms. |
By 1944 19.9% of all workers were foreigners, either civilians or prisoners of war.
|Salaspils concentration camp was established at the end of 1941 at a point 18 km southeast of Riga,in the country of Latvia. The Nazi bureaucracy drew distinctions between different types of camps. Officially, Salaspils was a Police Prison and Work Education Camp (Polezeigegfängnis und Arbeitserziehungslager). It was also known as camp Kurtenhof after the German name for the city of Salaspils. ...||01/05/2010||509|
|Here's the original photo interpreter's comments from the back of the photo: "Two of the three bridges over the Orne at Thury-Harcourt. They still stand despite the many bombs aimed at them. The A.A. defence has only appeared during the last weekand indicates the value the enemy places on the bridges"||06/03/2007||687|
|these are some of he bridges that go across the la river||04/05/2006||783|
|A Navy AD-3 "Skyraider" attack plane pulls out of its dive (top center) after dropping a 2000-pound bomb on the Korean side of a bridge over the Yalu River, at Sinuiju, North Korea. Note bomb craters in the vicinity of the bridges.|
Photograph is dated 15 November 1950, but may have been taken a few days earlier.
|Camp des Milles was a French internment camp, opened in September 1939, in a former factory. The camp was first used to intern Germans and Austrians, and by June 1940, some 3,500 people were detained here.|
Between 1941 and 1942 Le Camp des Milles was used as a transit camp for Jews before deportation. About 2,000 of the inmates were shipped off to the Drancy camp on the way to Au...
|The Camp de Rivesaltes is a military camp in France (also called camp Joffre) located on the territory of the commune of Rivesaltes in Pyrénées-Orientales in the South of France. The camp was also used for interning several civil populations from 1939 to 2007. The darkest period of the camp was in 1942 when 2251 Jews, including 110 children of the Rivesaltes Camp were transferred via the Drancy...||08/21/2009||370|
|During the Allied bombing of Belgrade, on 17 April, 1944, the Semlin camp suffered extensive damage. The largest pavilion - No.3 - which housed most of the interns was directly hit and almost completely destroyed. Estimates regarding the number of casualties vary considerably, ranging from eighty to two hundred dead. Many more we wounded in the attack. |
The photo is from a report...
|After bombs bridge and actual||10/13/2005||3,201|
|At Springhirsch near Kaltenkirchen was from August 1944 to April 1945 a satellite camp of concentration camp Neuengamme. |
The prisoners had to construct a military airport.
About 700 of them died in this camp.
Some remains of the camp are still visible. There is also a small museum and a memorial.