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|You can see landingships for Operation Sealion, the invasion of England.||10/20/2005||625|
|In 1939 the Belgian government decided to built a military airbase near Chièvres. The preparatory work starting at the end of the same year.|
After the German invasion of Belgium on May 10 1940, the Germans occupied the area on May 19 1940 and install the JG 26; that will remain until early June.
In June 1940 started the construction of the buildings of the German airbase.
|The Battle of Dakar, also known as Operation Menace, was an unsuccessful attempt in September 1940 by the Allies to capture the strategic port of Dakar in French West Africa (modern-day Senegal), which was under Vichy French control, and to install the Free French under General Charles de Gaulle there.||11/09/2009||745|
|Very clear shot of a tug pushing 26 barges along the Mississippi river in Memphis, Tennessee.|
Zoom out for a great view of the 3 bridges, including the mis alignment
|These barges were built to serve as part of a Mulberry Harbour in connection with the D-Day Landings in World War 2. They appear to be made largely of concrete set in a steel framework.||12/01/2009||314|
|Tugs assisting in docking a raft of barges, St Louis||08/02/2005||282|
|Operation Brushwood was a part of Operation Torch, Allied landings in Africa during World War II. |
Taking place on 8 November 1942 they were intended to capture the port of Lyautey as part of a larger operation to capture Casablanca in Morocco.
The landing troops were uncertain of their position, and the second wave was delayed. This gave the defenders time to org...
|Mittelland Canal (near Minden), after 8th Air Force attack on 26th Ocotober 1944. Five barges were washed through the 80-feet breach in embankment cut by 851-ton load. Canal and adjected aqueduct were both drained. More barges are seen stranded on canal bottom.||03/09/2009||2,160|
|A raft of barges leaving a lock, Louisville||08/02/2005||304|
|barges of the unloading |
WW II june 44
|HMS Avenger was a Royal Navy escort aircraft carrier during the Second World War. In 1939 she was laid down as the merchant ship Rio-Hudson at the Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company yard in Chester, Pennsylvania. Launched on 27 November 1940, she was converted to an escort carrier and transferred under the lend lease agreement to the Royal Navy. She was commissioned on 2 March 1942.|
|Roosevelt Raceway was a ½-mile harness racing dirt then later synthetic (1957) track located in Westbury, New York, which operated from September 3, 1940 until July 15, 1988. It was the original home of the Messenger Stakes, part of the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers. The raceway hosted the event until it closed. It was also the first track to use the now universal "mobile starting g...||10/03/2009||266|