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Bombing of the Yap Island airfield, 22 June 1944

Bombing of the Yap Island airfield, 22 June 1944

Yap runway (Caroline Island Group) was target on 22 June 1944 for Consolidated B-24 Liberators of 13th Air Task Force, which bombed and destroyed 16 Japanese planes set five fuel trucks afire, and completed the roundtrip of about 2,100 miles with no looses.
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Caen Air Port  Normandie

Caen Air Port Normandie

Caen airport in Normandy (Caen Carpiquet) proposes national and international flights at the departure and bound for Caen
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Cussy-Authie Normandy June 6 1944 Aerial Image

Cussy-Authie Normandy June 6 1944 Aerial Image

Aerial reconnaissance photo of the Cussy-Authie-Franqueville area (Northwest of Caen), Calvados France, July 6th 1944.
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Migennes Railway damaged by Bombing - June 1944

Migennes Railway damaged by Bombing - June 1944

Photograph taken on 28 June 1944, after hitting the railway bridge and yards of Migennes.
Two tracks cut and train damaged by direct hit on south edge of bridge. About three tracks blocked by debris from one hit and 4 near misses on embankment west of bridge.
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Caen - La citadelle

Caen - La citadelle

This fortress is still proudly standing in the middle of the city. The building was started by duke William the conqueror (probably in 1060) and was continued by his sons Henri 1er and Henri II until 1120.
It has survived to 1944 heavy bombing and shelling during the Normandy battle which smashed the town to the ground.
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Destruction of the Historical Sofia in 1944

Destruction of the Historical Sofia in 1944

The most severe bombing of Sofia ever occurred on March 30, 1944. Some 370 american heavy bombers flied upon Sofia destroying 3575 buildings. The casualties were relatively modest due to the preliminarily evacuation of the civilians. The target of the bombing, as the image clearly depicts, were neither military installations, nor armed forces, but the very historical downtown of the city of Sof...
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Bombing of Metz 12.08.1944

Bombing of Metz 12.08.1944

Bombing of Metz, France - Mission #226 of the 303rd BG, 12 August 1944

Photo taken from: B-17G #42-97781 The '8' Ball MK III 359BS — Altitude: 20,200 feet, Time: 10:46:30, Pilot: 1Lt Lewis M. Walker

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Bombing of Metz 25.04.1944

Bombing of Metz 25.04.1944

Bombing of Metz, Germany - Mission #141 of the 303rd BG, 25 April 1944

Photo taken from: B-17G #42-32027 Betty Jane 427BS — Altitude: 20,400 feet, Pilot: 2Lt Phil W. O'Hare

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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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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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Bomb raid against Aunay-sur-Odon, 12 June 1944

Bomb raid against Aunay-sur-Odon, 12 June 1944

Fearing a German armoured offensive southwest of Caen, the British high command decided to bomb the important crossroads at Aunay-sur-Odon, in order to bar the Panzers’ route.

In the early hours of June 12th, two waves of aircraft raked the high street and totally destroyed the centre of the village, killing around a hundred inhabitants.

n the night of June 14th-1...
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Normandie Pointe du Hoc 15 June 1944

Normandie Pointe du Hoc 15 June 1944

The 2d Ranger Battalion at Pointe du Hoc, 6 June (Photograph 15 June 1944)
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