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Post-strike photo of Cologne raid, 2 March 1945

Post-strike photo of Cologne raid, 2 March 1945

Six weeks after this final raid on what remained of Cologne, this photo was taken and shows the bombed-out remains of the city.

858 aircraft - 531 Lancasters, 303 Halifaxes, 24 Mosquitos - raided Cologne in 2 waves. 6 Lancasters and 2 Halifaxes were lost and 1 Halifax crashed in Belgium. The first raid was carried out by 703 aircraft and the second by 155 Lancasters of No 3 Grou...
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Post-raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Post-raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

US 40th Photo Recon Squadron took this post-raid shot. The roundhouse, which had survived repeated bombing up to that point, was never the same. Only about half of the roundhouse was rebuilt.

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http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24394/Pre-Raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm
http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24401/Bomb-run-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-...
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Pre-Raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Pre-Raid photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Photo taken over the target, 3 Nov '44, daylight raid by American B-29s based in India. Note the roundhouse & turntable, camouflaged factory/industrial roofs, old bomb craters, rolling stock in the yard. Note also the roof of the roundhouse - some light, some dark - evidence of patchwork from past raids. Also, note the shadow on the outer edge of the roundhouse. You can see where sunlight has s...
No rating yet03/03/2007757Google Earth Logo
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Photo Calibration Targets

Photo Calibration Targets

THERE ARE DOZENS of aerial photo calibration targets across the USA, curious land-based two-dimensional optical artifacts used for the development of aerial photography and aircraft. They were made mostly in the 1950s and 1960s, though some apparently later than that, and many are still in use, though their history is obscure.
This file contains Targets aligned along 20 miles close to Ed...
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Bomb run photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Bomb run photo of Rangoon railway yard, November 1944

Precision daylight bombing.

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http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24394/Pre-Raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm

http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile24453/Post-raid-photo-of-Rangoon-railway-yard,-November-1944.htm
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Aerial photograph from the Marpi area, Saipan

Aerial photograph from the Marpi area, Saipan

Aerial photo of the "Marpi" area, at the north end of Saipan island near the end of World War II. Note the extensive building of roads, military housing, and other buildings during the U.S. occupation of Saipan after the battle. Fighter airstrip is shown in the photo.
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London aerial view 1940

London aerial view 1940

This photo shows the place where now the Millenium Dome stands.

'Image from Cities Revealed® aerial photography, © The GeoInformation Group, 2001'
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Castelvetrano Airfield after a Bombing Raid - 3 January 1942

Castelvetrano Airfield after a Bombing Raid - 3 January 1942

Vertical aerial reconnaissance view of Castelvetrano airfield, Sicily, the day before a successful attack was made on it by Malta-based Bristol Blenheims of Nos. 18 and 107 Squadrons RAF. A number of Junkers Ju 52 and Savoia Marchetti SM 82 transport aircraft, many of which were destroyed during the raid, can be seen parked around the airfield perimeter.
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Nagasaki, days before the atomic mission

Nagasaki, days before the atomic mission

Aerial reconnaissance photo of Nagasaki, Japan, taken on Aug. 5, 1945. Military and industrial target areas are outlined and numbered (legend at lower left corner of photo)
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Aerial Photo from Kure Harbour - 22 June 1945

Aerial Photo from Kure Harbour - 22 June 1945

The following ships can be identify on the photo:

Two Amagi-Katsuragi class carrier, one Ise class battleship and one Aoba class heavy cruiser.
No rating yet10/21/20081,152Google Earth Logo
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Aerial photo of a U.S. Army Air Forces attack on Kiska island, Alaska

Aerial photo of a U.S. Army Air Forces attack on Kiska island, Alaska

Aerial photo of a U.S. Army Air Forces attack on Kiska island, Alaska (USA), circa 1943.
Original caption: "A train of bombs drops from United States Army Air forces plane on territory in the Aleutians held by the Japanese. Our fighting forces harass the enemy at this important outpost daily."
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Handley Page Halifax

Handley Page Halifax

This is a famous WW2 photo of a stricken bomber during a raid over Germany in WW2.
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