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|Photo of Magdeburg and the Krupp Works, the target.|
Found at http://www.100thbg.com/
|The atomic cannon was a huge piece of ordnance built by the United States in the mid-1950s to hurl nuclear shells far enough that they wouldn't kill the people who fired them. While far more sensible WWIII technology than, say, the atomic hand grenade, the atomic cannon did have its detractors and tactical limitations. ||01/11/2006||717|
|Close-up showing the 859th squadron number (X4) and the tail code (J+) that identifies the Liberator as 44-40132 I'LL BE AROUND.|
Lt Menweg's 44-40132 I'LL BE AROUND on the 29 Jun 44 Mission 43 to Magdeburg.
Note blank circle on the wing. Group letter had not yet been applied to any 492nd aircraft at this time.
Of 591 B-24s, 81 hit Magdeburg, 74 hit Oschersle...
|Water Bridge in Magdeburg(Germany)|
Six years, 500 million euros, 918 meters long.......now this is engineering! This is a channel-bridge over the River Elbe and joins the former East and West Germany, as part of the unification project. It is located in the city of Magdeburg, near Berlin.It will be the largest water bridge in Europe.
|A very nice sundial in Magdeburg.||05/09/2008||302|
|During the World Cup 2006 in Germany fans could watch games on a big screen and play table football and more.|
In Magdeburg at the cathedral the fans could watch the games on a 25m2 big screen, they could learn more about the participating countries in 32 huts and play mini-football. And ofcause drink beer.
|The MS Wuerttemberg or also SD Wuerttemberg is a ship museum converted side wheel steamers in Magdeburg. |
The SD Wuerttemberg was built in the Rosslauer dockyard of brothers Sachsenberg 1908/1909. The ship was then on the Elbe for the Neue Deutsch-Boehmi Elbschiffahrt AG Dresden in use.
In World War II it was damaged by a low flier attack and a fire on the Dresden-Laubega...
|Type: MiG-21SPS-K (Izdeliye 94A; NATO "Fishbed-F")|
Registration: 463 / 2220
K = Kanone ("Cannon")
East German designation for MiG-21PFM (Izd. 94A) aircraft wired for using cannon pods.
|The reason why these gigantic cannons came to Møvik was that on the occupation of Norway and Denmark in 1940 the Germans needed to guard the shipping lanes of the Skagerak. 38 cm cannons were planned here at Møvik and across the shortest distance over the Skagerak to Hanstholm in Denmark, some 116 km away. At Møvik construction commenced in the spring of 1941. At the initial stage the work forc...||02/16/2010||518|
|In 1777 the British forces moving south from Canada drove the Americans back into the fort, then hauled cannon to the top of undefended Mt. Defiance, which overlooked the fort.|
"Where a goat can go, a man can go, where a man can go, he can drag a gun" - Maj. Gen. William Phillips quote as his men brought cannon to the top of Mt. Defiance in 1777
Faced with bombardm...
|This 22m long dinosaur looks like the dino in Den Haag.||05/09/2008||334|
|Type: McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II|
Owner: Greece - Air Force
USAF version with an integral M61 Vulcan cannon in the elongated RF-4C nose, AN/APQ-120 radar with smaller cross-section to accommodate the cannon, J79-GE-17 engines with 17,900 lbf (79.379 kN) of afterburner thrust each. Late-series aircraft equipped with lea...