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|More than 45 gliders and their supporting aircraft can be seen at this airfield on the Dunstable Downs in the Chiltern Hills.|
Two gliders can be seen circling above each other to the West of the field.
|Three gliders on the ground near Edinburgh,Scotland - Gliders use warm air themals to help rise to very high altitude so Scotland's probably not the best place for it..........||06/17/2009||330|
|Gliders at a flying club in Australia||08/13/2009||321|
|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||827|
|Airspeed Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone 'S', Wolfheze, Gelderland, Netherlands. Photo taken on 19 September 1944, Sortie No. 106G_2996.||08/12/2010||3,024|
|The small village of Meedhuizen (Groningen, Holland) captured by an allied aerial photo april 1945.||07/07/2007||1,062|
|The Wilhelm Gustloff was a passenger ship built by the Blohm and Voss shipyards, and was named after the assassinated Nazi political activist, Wilhelm Gustloff. It was launched on May 5, 1937. On a mission to help evacuate Germans trapped by the Red Army in East Prussia, it was hit by three torpedoes from a Soviet submarine in the Baltic Sea on the night of January 30, 1945. The sinking remains...||01/21/2007||1,049|
|Two red/white striped gliders stationed at St. Athan AFB, England.||06/08/2007||352|
|All photographs were taken on 18 April 1945, one day after the last big raid on the city.|
Dresden was both an important garrison as well as a centre of military industry during the Second World War. The bombing of Dresden by the Royal Air Force and by the United States Army Air Force between February 13 and February 15, 1945, remains one of the more controversial Allied actions o...
|All roads and rail lines obstructed by allied bombs at St.Vith during the Hun Winter Offensive in the Ardennes - 14 January 1945.|
St-Vith is a town in the Belgian Province of Liège. At the beginning of the German Blitzkrieg in 1940, the town and most of Eastern Belgium was annexed by Germany. They felt this was a just cause. After all, the district of Eupen-Malmedy had been part ...
|To the right is the Ferme de l'Ecarde and the road is D514.|
The gliders have landed in British Drop Zone "N".
|On December 27, 1944 the POWs that survived the attacks on the Oryoku Maru were loaded into the cargo holds of two ships - the Enoura Maru and the Brazil Maru - for the voyage to Takao, Formosa where they arrived on December 31, 1944. On January 6, 1945 the Japanese consolidated all surviving POWs into the holds of the Enoura Maru. On January 9, 1945 the Enoura Maru was still in the harbor at T...||06/25/2007||929|