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|Bomb-cratered target area at the V-1 launching and storage site at Beauvoir, France. 9th Air Force bombers attacked it 12 times.||12/03/2009||1,223|
|The two massive German works projects in the Cherbourg peninsular were intended for the launching of V-weapons toward England. The Germans had started construction of a protected launching site at Brecourt and like the giant V-2 launching bunker near Sottevast, both were captured by advancing Allied troops before their completion.|
The site at Sottevast was intended for operations...
|Hey V-1 flying bomb launching site showing damage from bombing and (A) the launching ramp and (B) V-1 in the open.||02/26/2007||1,242|
|Between the villages Hazebrouck and Cassel in the wood called Bois des 8 Rues you can find this very special launching facility for V1 rockets. |
This location is build in 1943 and is nicely preserved throughout the years. There is a tour around the bunkers with information panels.
This location was used for launching V1 rockets. There were hundreds of launching sites all ...
|Poopoo Point just outside Issaquah, WA (USA) is a very popular paragliding site. There is one glider launching at the top and it appears one or two landing.||05/31/2006||375|
|The Roman Site of Glanum near Arles and St-Remy-de-Provence, in France.||08/15/2005||431|
|Between 1947 and 1967 the rocket launch site and Special Weapons Test Centre (CEES), 120km south-west of Coulomb-Bechar, was used for launching sounding rockets, the satellite carrier "Diamond (rocket)" between 1965 and 1967, and the development of ballistic missiles.|
On 0l July 1967, the facility was abandoned and turned over to Algeria, as provided in the Evian agreements of March 19...
|The Second Armistice at Compiègne was signed at 18:50 on 22 June 1940 near Compiègne, in the department of Oise, between Nazi Germany and France. Following the decisive German victory in the Battle of France (10 May–21 June 1940), it established a German occupation zone in Northern France that encompassed all English Channel and Atlantic Ocean ports and left the remainder "free" to be...||08/31/2009||323|
|The site here at Bricquebec was the last installation to be built to handle the V1 flying bomb in the area. By early 1944 two major factors had influenced the handling and launching of the V1. Firstly, the Allies had discovered and bombed most of the early launch sites. These sites were called "Ski Sites" by the Allies because the main storage buildings (of which each site had three) ...||01/16/2010||526|
|Musudan-ri is a rocket launching site in North Korea. It lies in southern North Hamgyong province, near the northern tip of the East Korea Bay. The area was formerly known as Taep'o-dong (???), from which the Taepodong rockets take their name.|
Since 1984 military rockets of the types Hwasong, Nodong and Taepodong-1 were launched from Musudan-ri. The first launch attempt of a sate...
|During World War II, Peenemünde hosted the Heeresversuchsanstalt, an extensive rocket development and test site established in 1937. Prior to that date the team headed by Wernher von Braun and Walter Dornberger had worked in Kummersdorf, south of Berlin. However, Kummersdorf proved too small for testing. Peenemünde, located on the coast, permitted the launching of rockets and their subsequent m...||07/31/2005||1,146|
|Fomer nuclear test site of France. Tests discontinued after heavy protests.||08/24/2005||858|