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|This picture of the bridge is very intersting because it the longest bridge of La Loire (longest river in France). Up to the bridge you can see all around you and specially the Atlantic Ocean and naval construction (Queen Mary II) of Saint-Nazaire.||10/16/2005||414|
|Build between 1941 and 1942 by more than 4600 workers of Todt Organisation, U-boat base of St-Nazaire needed 313000 m3 of concrete. |
This bunker could protect 20 U-boats in 14 pens.
|The dock 9 months after the attack with the "Campbeltown" still inside ,exactly as she was swept there at the moment of the detonation. The dock and the lock are obviously still very much out of order. |
|Gare Saint Lazare, starting point to western suburbs of Paris, and further, Normandy province: Rouen, Le Havre.....||11/22/2005||350|
|VIII Bomber Command Mission Number 61: |
169 B-17's are dispatched against the submarine pens and locks at Saint-Nazaire, France; 147 aircraft hit the target at 1706-1711 hours local; we claim 6-0-1 Luftwaffe aircraft; we lose 8 B-17's, 1 is damaged beyond repair and 58 are damaged; casualties are 10 WIA and 71 MIA. 7 YB-40's, heavily armored B-17's with increased firepower for es...
|Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...||12/17/2008||1,555|
|Here is a missile boat in dry dock, with the missile tube doors opened or removed. You can see the size difference compared to the attack sub in the next dry dock. There are a lot of ships at this port. Subs, cruisers, aircraft carriers, etc.||03/19/2007||1,113|
|Two days after D-Day, maintenance and construction commando squadrons arrived in Normandy to build airstrips. Ground crews of No 144 Wing (including Nos 441, 442 and 443 Squadrons) were deployed near Banville as early as June 9th, 1944. Both air and ground crews had to get used to the dust and lack of comfort of their temporary facilities. The bases and support personnel of the other Spitfire a...||10/22/2008||912|
|Juno Beach was one of the five main landing sites of the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. The 3rd Canadian Division...||12/03/2009||5,271|
|The special tanks opened a breach in the Atlantic Wall |
On 6 June 1944, the North Shore Regiment of the 5th Canadian Brigade landed in Normandy on Juno Beach. They fought against a regiment of the 716th German Infantry Division. The Company A progression was easy west of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer while the Company B hit many obstacles. The support of the Fort Garry Horse amphibious tan...
|Located 25 km southeast of Saba, 53 km south of Saint Martin and 12 km northwest of Saint Kitts, Saint Eustatius (Statia) is the second largest of the northern Netherlands Antilles with an area of 21 km▓. The island measures 7.9 km in length with a maximum width of 4 km, orientated northwest to southeast, and sits at the northern end of a shallow submarine bank that is also home to Saint Kitts ...||10/08/2005||601|
|The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1962 and was the first TV tower in the Soviet Union. It is used for FM- and TV-broadcasting.|
The Saint Petersburg TV Tower features an observation platform at a height of 191 m. The tower is located at 3 Ulitsa Akademika Pavlova. The nearest metro station is Petrogra...