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|Photographs of Helgoland taken before and after the attack by Bomber Command on 18 April 1945.|
Left - 16 April 1945
Right - 19 April 1945
18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas...
|Pictures of the B-2 crash site at Andersen AFB, Guam show that the composite-body stealth bomber survived the Feb. 23 crash and subsequent fire largely intact. This picture was taken by an airline passenger (who asked not to be identified) as he flew past the base.|
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|The crash site of aircraft X3941, a British Vickers Wellington Mark III bomber, which crashed on 30th January 1943. The aircraft belonged to Number 27 Operational Training Unit. It was on a night-time exercise from Church Broughton when the crash occurred. The aircraft was operating over hilly terrain around Beeley Moor, it struck a line of trees near Gladwins Mark and crashed into a field. Two...||11/15/2007||1,108|
|Side scan sonar image of the crash of the B17 bomber sank over corsica in WW2.|
This image was done during a survey for BRGM
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Acquisition: EdgeTech 272TD Side Scan Sonar
Processing: TEI Suite, Isis & Delphmap
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|Semi-permanent heavy bomber airfield used by Fifteenth Air Force. Built by COE beginning in Sep 1943. One PSP runway with extensive taxiway and hardstand parking areas. Steel control tower. Opened 14 Mar 1944. Last combat operations flown in late April 1945. Closed on 4 Jul 1945. Today is agricultural area with no structures or any facilities in existence, however extensive evidence of land sca...||11/23/2009||535|
|The small village of Meedhuizen (Groningen, Holland) captured by an allied aerial photo april 1945.||07/07/2007||932|
|The crash site of aircraft L4189, a British Handley Page Hampden Mark I bomber, which crashed on 30th September 1940 at Black Edge. It belonged to 106 Squadron, based at Finningley. It was on a navigation exercise at night when it crashed. In the opening years of the 21st century some small fragments of aircraft wreckage were still noted on site. |
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|This photograph showing the bridges over the Maas in Rotterdam was taken on April 13th, 1945. In the top left corner, the empty lots of the bombarded inner city are clearly visible. ||03/17/2007||730|
|The Crash of a DC-6B in Alameda County, California|
The Last Flight of a United Airlines Douglas DC-6B: Serial No. N37550, Flight No. 615
Built 14 April 1951; crashed on 24 August 1951
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|In March 1945 towards the end of World War II, Stadtlohn was hit by massive allied airstrikes that almost destroyed the entire town. On March 31, 1945 British forces marched into the town.||10/22/2008||634|
|Avro Lincoln bomber, A73-64 of 10 Squadron RAAF based in Townsville crashed into Mount Superbus near Emu Vale in the early hours of Easter Saturday morning on 9 April 1955 during a medical evacuation of a sick baby from Townsville to Eagle Farm airfield in Brisbane. The crew of four RAAF personnel and the two passengers were all killed in this tragic accident. ||05/22/2007||1,486|
|The location where the unpiloted B-24, "Lady be Good" bomber landed during WW II. All 10 crewmen managed to parachuted out before the crash. One man was killed when his parachute failed to open, the other nine survived but subsequently perished while attempting to hike out of the dessert. |
The bodies of all but one were recovered.
A film called `Soul survivor` was ba...