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|Operation Crossroads was an atmospheric nuclear weapon test series conducted by the United States in the summer of 1946. The series consisted of two detonations, each with a yield of 21 kilotons: ABLE detonated at an altitude of 520 feet (158 m) on 1 July 1946; BAKER detonated 90 feet (27 m) underwater on 25 July 1946. A third planned burst, CHARLIE, was scrubbed after BAKER presented more radi...||09/29/2006||1,060|
|On July 9th, 1946 at 10:30 pm a B-17 "Flying Fortress" bringing twenty-five service men home crashed at this site. No one survived.||11/08/2008||2,014|
|Here you can clearly see the contours of the overgrown Opel circuit. It was used from 1919 to 1946 for public cycle- and car racing but also as a proving ground for new developments like the Raketenwagen RAK 1 by the Adam Opel AG.|
It was considered as Europe's fastest circuit because a average speed up to 140km/h was possible
|USS Coral Sea (CV/CVB/CVA-43), a Midway-class aircraft carrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Battle of the Coral Sea. She earned the affectionate nickname "Ageless Warrior" through her long career. Initially classified as an aircraft carrier with hull classification symbol CV-43, the contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding of ...||07/15/2012||287|
|USS Coral Sea (CV/CVB/CVA-43), a Midway-class aircraft carrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Battle of the Coral Sea. She earned the affectionate nickname "Ageless Warrior" through her long career. Initially classified as an aircraft carrier with hull classification symbol CV-43, the contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding of ...||09/04/2014||116|
|Duxford Aerodrome (IATA: QFO, ICAO: EGSU) is located 8 nautical miles (14.8 km) south of Cambridge in the village of Duxford, Cambridgeshire, England. |
The airfield is owned jointly by the Imperial War Museum and Cambridgeshire County Council and is the site of the Imperial War Museum Duxford and the American Air Museum.
Duxford Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licenc...
|Sortie 2422 o the 7th PRG flown July 21, 1944 in Spitfire MK XI MB 948.||01/09/2009||545|
|92d Bombardment Group|
The 92d Bombardment Group was established on 28 January 1942. It was activated at Barksdale Field (now Barksdale Air Force Base) on 1 March 1942. During World War II the group flew B-17 Flying Fortress bombers as a component of the Eighth Air Force. The group was based in England from 18 May 1942 to sometime in June 1945 when it moved to Istres Air Base, France.
|Montdidier Airfield on July 17, 1944. This was for bomb damage assessment. The airfield looks abandoned. |
FRIDAY, 14 JULY 1944
Mission 473: During the evening 131 B-24s are dispatched to hit airfields in France; 54 hit Montdidier Airfield and 39 hit Peronne Airfield; 9 B-24s are damaged. 40 other B-24s fail to bomb because of failure of blind-bombing equipment. Escort is ...
|2006 Indy Racing League schedule - 14 tracks|
March 26 Homestead-Miami Speedway
April 2 Street of St. Petersburg
April 22 Twin Ring Motegi
May 28 Indianapolis Motor Speedway 90th Indy 500
June 4 Watkins Glen International
June 10 Texas Motor Speedway
June 24 Richmond International Raceway
July 2 Kansas Speedway
July 15 Nashvi...
|Hurricane Cosme was the third named storm in the 2007 eastern Pacific hurricane season. Cosme formed in a common area for hurricanes to start—off the Pacific coast of Mexico—and it tracked north and west. Cosme built power from its initial Tropical Depression state on July 14 to a minimal Category 1 hurricane on July 16. |
At 10:45 a.m. local time (19:45 UTC) on July 16, 2007, whe...
|This is the epicenter of the 5.4 earthquake in southern California on July 29, 2008.||07/29/2008||389|