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|October 3, 1944 - U.S. 1st army drove through section of Siegfried line at Ubach, front dispatches asserted.||12/17/2009||754|
|This German war cemetery, next to Jöhvi Communal Cemetery, contains about 3,000 graves of soldiers who were killed at the Narwa-front in summer 1944.|
|Before the beginning of the WWII French GHQ noticed (belatedly) that in case of a breakthrough of the front line on our northern border, there was no more |
means to defend Paris, as far as the old forts of 1874 being obsolete and no secondary line was completed.
To counter in the urgency in this, it was decided to build a belt of bunker (mainly for antitank purpose) in abo...
|The Battle of Polygon Wood, 25-27 September 1917, was part of the wider Third Battle of Ypres (First World War). It came during the second phase of the battle, in which General Herbert Plumers Second Army was given the lead. Plumer replaced the ambitious general assaults that had begun the battle with a series of small attacks with limited objectives his Bite and hold plan. These attacks i...||11/04/2008||995|
|Opened: From August until September 1944. Temporary POW Camp to replace the original Stalag Luft VI, which was closed in July 1944 after complains by Red Cross.|
Camp Description: In summer 1944, Stalag Luft 6 far away in the East was closed, not only because of complaints from the International Red Cross but also because of the Russian pressure against the Germans along the Russi...
|This unlabeled bomb damage assessment photo from a 33rd Photo Recon Squadron mission shows a portion of the 30-square-mile section of the German city of Eschweiler located behind the Siegfried Line. It was bombed by the 8th Air Force in November 1944 before being overrun by US infantry a few days later.||06/25/2007||786|
|In the last week of February 1944 the USAAF 8th AF started an offensive against the German warplane industry, later known as the 'Big Week' offensive. On Sunday February 20th, the USAAF launches an attacks on German aircraft plants and airfields. For the first time, over 1,000 bombers are dispatched. Despite bad weather the following, the 8th AF launched another heavy attack on the German war i...||06/03/2007||764|
|Military aid for the armed insurgent forces came from the American strategic Air Force on September 13, 1944. From September 10, 1944, they registered an increased movement of German transports at the Vrútky railway station. This increase in activity was due to the transferrence of soldiers and military material from the German 1008th and the 1009th Battalions for the support of the 178th Divis...||06/25/2007||639|
|Latest accidend of a German High-Spped Train: In the Front of ththe longest German Railwaytunnel was standig sheeps! The Train crash with over 20 sheeps by a speed of 250km/h and derailed into the tunnel. It's stop after 3km. Many insured peaople, but no dead (only the sheeps).||04/27/2008||4,534|
|The city of Düren was located on the main fighting front during the Allied invasion of Germany in World War II. During 1944 and 1945, the protracted and bloody Battle for Hürtgenwald was fought on Düren's district area, and on November 16 1944, Düren was completely destroyed by Allied air bombings. Approximately 22,000 people lived in Düren at that time, and 3,000 of them died during the bombin...||02/27/2007||775|
|The Gallipoli peninsula is located in the south of Turkey. In 1915, the allied commanders decided to try to attack Germany by attacking her ally, Turkey. Allied soldiers, mainly from Australia and New Zealand, were sent to the Peninsula while British ships tried to force a way through the Dardanelles.|
The entire mission was a failure. The allies lost more than 50,000 men but gai...
|The Battle of Dybbøl (Danish: Slaget ved Dybbøl; German: Düppeler Schanzen) was the key battle of the Second War of Schleswig and occurred on the morning of April 18, 1864 following a siege lasting from April 7. Denmark suffered a severe defeat against the German Confederation which decided the war.|
On the morning of April 18, 1864 at Dybbøl, the Prussians and Austrians moved int...