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|In March 1945 towards the end of World War II, Stadtlohn was hit by massive allied airstrikes that almost destroyed the entire town. On March 31, 1945 British forces marched into the town.||10/22/2008||804|
|23 March 1945 |
The photo was taken 1 hour after the bombardement by an allied airplane.
|21 March 1945|
133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.
|Picture was taken after the capture of Frankfurt during March 1945.||02/26/2007||678|
|You can see it on the bell tower in The Hague. 12:45||08/18/2006||423|
|On 2 May 1945, the death march from Sachsenhausen ended at this location. The 18,000 survivors of the march were liberated then by Russian troops. This memorial commemorates those who died during this march.|
|27/28 December 1944|
Opladen: 328 aircraft - 227 Halifaxes, 66 Lancasters, 35 Mosquitos. 2 Lancasters lost. 9 of the Mosquitos bombed 3Ĺ hours before the main raid. The aiming point for the attack was the marshalling yards but results are not known.
6 March 1945
TACTICAL OPERATIONS (Ninth Air Force): In Germany, 260+ A-26s, and B-26s hit Recklinghausen, Siegburg, an...
|21 March 1945|
178 aircraft - 150 Halifaxes, 16 Lancasters, 12 Mosquitos - of Nos 4, 6 and 8 Groups carried out an accurate attack upon the railway yards and the surrounding town area at Rheine. 1 Lancaster lost.
|Aerial photo of Warsaw in 1945 from http://www.mapa.um.warszawa.pl/index/||08/15/2009||492|
|In March of 1945, the Battle of Iwo Jima was fought between the United States and the Imperial Japan. After Mount Suribachi, a volcano on Iwo Jima, was captured by the Navy, six men raised the Flag of the United States. The Photo of this act became very popular and became the sample for the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.||07/25/2006||1,265|
|Six weeks after this final raid on what remained of Cologne, this photo was taken and shows the bombed-out remains of the city. |
858 aircraft - 531 Lancasters, 303 Halifaxes, 24 Mosquitos - raided Cologne in 2 waves. 6 Lancasters and 2 Halifaxes were lost and 1 Halifax crashed in Belgium. The first raid was carried out by 703 aircraft and the second by 155 Lancasters of No 3 Grou...
|Some interesting point in The Hague||10/12/2005||974|