Torcross is a village in the South Hams district of Devon. It stands at the southern end of Slapton Sands, which was the scene in 1944 of the ill-fated Exercise Tiger, a full-scale rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Nine German torpedo boats (E-boats), alerted by heavy radio traffic, intercepted the exercise sinking two tank landing ships. This Sherman tank, sunk in the action, was r...
TuAF F-16s at the Konya Air Base during the Anatolian Eagle military exercise.
Anatolian Eagle is one of the largest and most complex joint air force exercises in the world, paralleled only
by Red Flag, held periodically at Nevada's Nellis Air Force Base, and the annual Maple Flag exercise in
Canada. The Turkish Air Force (TUAF) is now preparing for the multinational leg o...
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
550+ B-17s and B-24s attack Maribor and Alipasin Most, Yugoslavia and Brunico, Italy marshalling yards; the Floridsdorf oil refinery at Vienna, Austria; the Brenner Pass railroad route; railroad bridges at Pinzano al Tagliamento, Casarsa della Delizia, Mezzocorona, Ora, and Albes, Italy; and troop concentrations ...
From Wikipedia: Essen [ˈɛsn̩] is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Located on the Ruhr river, it ranks as the second largest city of the Ruhr area and as the 8th largest city in Germany. Population: 586,205 (as of 30.06.2004).
Despite its size, Essen has less prominence than other cities of comparable size. Essen remained an insignificant agricultural town...
Castle Solitude in Germany was built as a hunting lodge between 1764 and 1769 under Duke Karl Eugen of Württemberg. It is not a true castle, but rather a rococo palace. Since 1956 the area has belonged to the urban district of Stuttgart, Germany.
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