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|Aalborg Cathedral (Budolfi) is a whitewashed 12th-century cathedral decorated with colorful frescoes and beautifully carved woodwork. Nearby you’ll find the museum of the Aalborg Franciscan Friary. Located underground on the ancient friary site, it traces the history of medieval Aalborg based on findings from archaeological digs in the 1990s. |
(From Visit Denmark)
|From 1864 to 1920 the Danish area "Sønderjylland", including the city Tønder, was part of Germany.|
During the First World War the German Imperial Navy operated Zeppelin airships from Tønder. The base was placed a few kilometers north of the city and was virtually self-supporting with its own gas plant, heating central and waterworks.
The Zeppelin- and Garrison Muse...
|In this zoo you can see around 1300 animals with around 138 species.|
|Fortress "Aniola" (Angel) is built between 1854 and 1858 as component of the Swinoujscie fortress. During the Interbellum, the fortress was modernized with gas tight armoured doors and windows. There was also a radar installation placed on top of the tower for observation.|
During the Second World War, "Aniola" was connected with other fortresses and defence wo...
|The coast battery "Henningsen" (established in Fortress "Zachodni") was in service between 1940 and 1945 and consisted of four 150mm canons.|
In 1941, a concrete fire-control tower was constructed on the west wing of the fortress.
In May 1945, the garrison was evacuated.
The fortress today:
The defence work is nowadays a museum with exhibit...
|This former bunker of the Atlantic Wall was restored to the state as it looked like in June 1944. The museum shows the daily life of the German garrison on 5 floors.|
There are Allied and German vehicles on the outside, like the V1 or the Flak88
|The Fort aan den Hoek van Holland was built between 1881 and 1889 and meant to protect the Rotterdam harbour entrance, the then newly excavated Nieuwe Waterweg. This restored armoured fort is now a museum.||10/18/2005||404|
|National War Museum is situated across the street from Korea's Department of Defense, and next to the U.S. Army's Yongsan Garrison - a fitting place for Korea's War Museum. Its impressive granite facade and surrounding park with vintage airplanes and tanks catch the eyes of people passing by along the main road. The museum’s six display rooms show an almost 5,000-year history of foreign invasio...||08/03/2006||411|
|The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is part of the British Ministry of Defence. It was created from the old DERA in 2001 to take over those international collaboration, research and scientific areas that were best done within government, with the remainder going to QinetiQ.||12/18/2005||748|
|Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.||08/13/2005||636|
|The palace built by King Amannullah in the 1920s is set into a small hill in front of the Kabul museum with the once impressive four-mile avenue past the former Soviet embassy, schools and ministries leading to it. Fighting from 1992 onwards destroyed the building but it remains one of the most impressive, albeit shattered structures in Kabul. The palace was used by King Amannullah and was late...||12/26/2006||438|
|The Pinter Művek Museum of War and Open Air Defence Technology at Kecel in southern Hungary is very impressive. Apart from the 25 or more aircraft on display, there are numerous tanks, artillery weapons, missiles and assorted ex military vehicles and boats. They are all parked in neat rows. With many duplicate exhibits parked next to each other, it looks more like an army surplus store tha...||02/02/2010||436|