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|Schiphol began as a military airfield in 1916 in the midst of World War One, when aviation became a major part of modern warfare. In 1920, as Europe entered peacetime, the airport became a civil aviation airport, leading to the first KLM flight taking place in the same year. Amsterdam hosted the 1928 Olympic Games, which prompted the City of Amsterdam to take over airport operations from the Mi...||12/17/2009||1,004|
|Schiphol began as a military airfield in 1916 in the midst of World War One, when aviation became a major part of modern warfare. In 1920, as Europe entered peacetime, the airport became a civil aviation airport, leading to the first KLM flight taking place in the same year. Amsterdam hosted the 1928 Olympic Games, which prompted the City of Amsterdam to take over airport operations from the Mi...||12/20/2009||827|
|18 Bostons bombed St-Malo docks and 6 Venturas bombed naval installations at Den Helder. The Den Helder bombing was particularly accurate and serious damage was caused to a torpedo workshop and other buildings. No aircraft lost.||10/26/2005||757|
|Previous headquarters of HSBC. Bombed by al-qaeda terrorists (with a suicide truck-bomb), November 20 2003.||10/20/2005||395|
|Bombed out buildings in north Bagdad.||10/13/2005||1,377|
|Morlaix Viaduct, 29 January 1943|
12 Bostons bombed a railway viaduct at Morlaix and 2 of 12 Venturas dispatched bombed a steelworks at Ijmuiden. 1 Boston lost.
|Saturday, March 22, 2003: The H2 and H3 air fields, beleived to be site of Scud launchers in western Iraq, have been taken by coalition forces who clain tentative control of both installations. |
|224 aircraft - 184 Lancasters, 30 Stirlings, 10 Mosquitos - of Nos 3 and 8 Groups attacked railway yards at Lens and Valenciennes. The raids took place in clear visibility and both targets were accurately bombed. 6 Lancasters were lost from the Lens raid and 5 Lancasters from Valenciennes.||02/11/2007||522|
|The Nakwon munitions complex after being bombed by SHORAN-equipped B-29s of FEAFís Bomber Command. The main building of the grenade factory was totally destroyed and 31 other buildings were either destroyed or badly damaged.|
See also: http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile19042/Nakwon-Munitions-Plant,-1952.htm
|You can clearly see the destroyed runway (to the admin: maybe you can add Palestine or Gaza under "Country where the file is located" - thanx)||06/15/2006||1,011|
|378 Lancasters and 7 Mosquitos of Nos 1, 5 and 8 Groups attacked railway targets at Culmont, Revigny and Tours. Culmont and Tours were accurately bombed but cloud interfered with the all-No 1 Group raid at Revigny and only half of the force bombed. 10 Lancasters were lost on the Revigny raid and 2 on the Culmont raid.||02/11/2007||496|
|Anglo-American bombers of 15th US Army Air Force from their airbases in south Italy bombed oil refinery in DubovŠ. They destroyed fuel depots that were included in plans for insurrection. Depots were bombed regardless of dispatch send to London by JŠn Golian asking not to bomb DubovŠ and PodbrezovŠ. |
DubovŠ refinery, the centre of Slovakia's petrochemical industry, was 50-60% des...