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|Maleme airfield - the key to winning the battle for Crete. By the end of the first day Student had been receiving news of nothing but failure. Only at Maleme was there a glimmer of hope. The 3rd Parachute Regiment had secured neither Canea nor Galatas; the 2nd Parachute Regiment had captured a hill overlooking Retimo airfield, but had taken heavy casualties doing so; and the 1st Parachute Regim...||10/09/2007||979|
|9 October 1943 |
MEDITERRANEAN THEATER OF OPERATIONS (Twelfth Air Force):
XII Bomber Command B-17's bomb airfields at Larissa, Athens and Salonika, Greece and Argos, Italy. B-24's hit Kastelli/ Pediada Airfield on Crete. P-38's fly a sweep between the island of Corfu, Greece and Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia and escort shipping in the Karpathos Straits between Carpathos and Rhodes...
|St Eval airfield in June 1941. There are bomb craters within the airfield itself and beyond the perimeter track towards the bottom right of the photo. Note also the camouflage paint applied to the runway and to three large hangars and other buildings.||12/03/2009||464|
|POIs, Hotels and Restaurants on the Greek island Crete. Some of them contain some background information. As far as possible, contact information, public transport and opening times are also available.||11/17/2008||646|
|Aguadulce Army Airfield (also known as Airdrome Aguadulce ) is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II airfield in Panama used as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. It was closed on 1 March 1948.|
Established on 1 April 1941, Aguadulce Airfield's mission was to defend the Panama Canal. Most of its operational history was that of an auxiliary airfield, hosting fig...
|This file presents all the airports in Greece. There are at about 35 Airports in Greece. Most of them on the Aegean Islands. The main "gate" greece is El. Venizelos Airport, Athens. But you can be anywhere to Greece by plane.||01/21/2008||3,734|
|Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete. Built sometime between 1700 and 1300 BC the palace had 1300 rooms.||05/01/2006||6,944|
|I created this file to preview scenarios in a WWII computer game that is historically based on the battles between Germany and the Allies in Greece, Crete and a hypothetical battle in Malta. |
The file domnstrates one way that GE can be used with overlays, custom place markers, and narative to present the history of a certain event.
|Mount Youktas on Crete, Greece. Legend has it that this is the last resting-place of Zeus.||07/23/2005||1,198|
|High oblique photograph showing bombs bursting on newly-built hangars on the airfield at Desvres, France, during an attack by 6 Bristol Blenheim Mark IVs of No. 110 Squadron RAF, ('Circus' operation). ||08/17/2008||589|
|It was on this airfield of the Messerschmitt Factory Augsburg-Haunstetten on May 10th. 1941, at about 6:00 P.M. that Rudolf Hess took off in a Messerschmitt Bf 110, Messerschmitt to his famous flight to Scotland.|
Today the area is a part of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS).
Some of the airfield is still visible.
|RAF Bottisham is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 5 miles E of Cambridge, S of Bottisham village in Cambridgeshire. |
Bottisham airfield opened in March 1940 and was first used by bomb-armed Tiger Moths transferred from 22 EFTS to be prepared for possible anti-invasion duties. Then beginning in October 1940, the airfield was used by 22 EFTS Tiger Mot...