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|Vertical aerial reconnaissance view of Castelvetrano airfield, Sicily, the day before a successful attack was made on it by Malta-based Bristol Blenheims of Nos. 18 and 107 Squadrons RAF. A number of Junkers Ju 52 and Savoia Marchetti SM 82 transport aircraft, many of which were destroyed during the raid, can be seen parked around the airfield perimeter. ||08/17/2008||905|
|In Google Earth, Malta is not very detailed. this file is a simple detailed overlay of Malta International Airport. I guess it's the first place some one coming to the Maltese islands would want to visit. at least this part of Malta should be a bit more clear to see. P.S. Can you please add Malta to your country list, Thanks.||01/30/2006||690|
|Fort Saint Elmo is a fortification on the island of Malta. It stands on the seaward shore of the Sceberras Peninsula that divides Marsamxett Harbour from Grand Harbour, and commands the entrances to both harbours. The majority of the Sceberras Peninsula is now occupied by Malta's capital city Valletta. |
Prior to the arrival of the Knights of Malta, a watchtower existed on this po...
|One of the best ports I ever visited and quite an interesting place peopled since Neolithic times. |
St. Paul was ship wrecked on Malta. Later it became home to the Knights Hospitalers.
It has a history that dreams are made of...
(Just google Bogart and Malta)
|A private airstrip prior to World War II, the Camden airfield hosted Nos 4, 15, 21, 32 and 78 Squadrons at various stages during the war, in addition to the Central Flying School between 1940 and 1942, and a British transport unit, RAF No 243 Squadron, during the latter part of World War II. By 1946, the airfield had been returned to its civil status.||03/21/2007||672|
|In World War 1 the airfield was used as a base for maritime patrols and it played an important role in the Atlantic maritime theatre, until operational flying ceased in 1942. In 1942 the base became No.10 Radio School, a training base for aircrew wireless operators, a role it was to perform until the end of the war. The station closed in 1945. |
|There are references to Kahuku as an emergency field dating to the 1930's, but it was not until the United States entered World War II that the airfield was developed. Kahuku Army Airfield was classified as an auxiliary field and had a very short life span, from 1942 until it was closed in the late 1940's. Ground troops were stationed in the area to protect the airfield and man the shoreline fo...||10/28/2008||839|
|Bataan Airfield was a former wartime United States Army Air Forces airfield on Luzon in the Philippines. It was overrun by the Imperial Japanese Army during the Battle of the Philippines (1942). The airfield was located near the village of Lucanin, south Lamao in Bataan Provience.|
|Dispersed aircraft pens, consisting of characteristic E-shaped earth banks at St Eval airfield in 1942. Each pen has room for two aircraft. The placing of these pens attempts to conceal them; they are sited on farmland and are laid out along the lines of existing hedges.||12/05/2009||585|
|The runways are camouflaged and the lines of former field boundaries and a road have been painted over the grass areas of the airfield.||12/04/2009||498|
|Nice coastal slogan at the coast of Malta. it is only visible from this perspective, but not from the ground itself!||04/28/2006||625|
|Some POIs on Malta incl. photos, opening times, and some more information to help you plan your vacation||11/17/2008||809|