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|B-25 Mitchell bomber from the World War II era on display at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.|
Both this aircraft and the airport are named for William Mitchell (1879-1936), who grew up in Milwaukee as the son of a senator and grandson of a famous railroad executive. Convicted of and having resigned his commission following a court martial for his o...
|Mitchell's Fold (sometimes called Medgel's Fold) is a Bronze Age stone circle in South-West Shropshire, located on dry heathland at the south-west end of Stapeley Hill in the civil parish of Chirbury with Brompton, at a height of 1083ft (330m) o.d.|
|On Independence Day in 1969, brothers Jim and Artie Mitchell of Antioch, CA opened the 200-seat Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theatre at the corner of Polk and O'Farrell Streets. A few weeks later, the SFPD raided the place, foreshadowing decades of legal problems for the porn kings, including the 1991 murder of Artie by brother Jim. |
The Mitchells got lucky in 1971 when it was rev...
|14 November 1943 |
The first air raid of the Bulgarian capital was carried out on 14 November 1943 by 91 B-25 Mitchell bombers. 47 buildings and structures were destroyed, 59 civilians and military men were killed and over 128 were injured.
|Popularly known as "The Domes", the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory features three glass domes which house a desert oasis, a tropical jungle and various floral shows throughout the year. For more information, visit http://www.county.milwaukee.gov/display/router.asp?docid=10116.||07/19/2006||456|
|The Corn Palace is a multi-purpose arena/facility located in Mitchell, South Dakota. It is a popular tourist destination, visited by over 500,000 people each year. It consists of a building that is decorated with murals and designs made from corn and other grains.|
|Gunfleet lighthouse is situated six miles off the coast of Frinton on Sea on a horseshoe shaped bay in the northern part of Gunfleet sands. It is equally on the north-east limit of the Port of London and therefore just inside territorial waters. |
It was constructed in 1850 as a screw pile lighthouse designed by Mr. Walker of Trinity House but based on the invention of an Irish man called...
|In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into|
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...
|The purpose of the Collings Foundation is to organize and support “living history” events that enable Americans to learn more about their heritage through direct participation. The original focus of the Foundation was transportation-related events such as antique car rallies, hill climbs, carriage and sleight rides, along with a winter ice-cutting festival in Stow, MA areas. During the mi-eight...||02/01/2008||487|
| 1. Spad S-13 (r, s)|
2. Boeing Stearman PT-17 (s)
3. North American AT-6D Texan (s)
4. Consolidated B-24M Liberator
5. North American P-51D Mustang (r)
6. Douglas C-47 Skytrain (s)
7. Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
8. Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
9. Grumman TBM-3 Avenger (s)
10. Boeing B-29A Superfortress
|Classic Aircraft Aviation Museum’s A-26C (44-35708) was completed at the Tulsa, OK manufacturing facility on May 25, 1945 and flown to a staging area in Salinas, CA in August of that same year. With the end of WWII occurring just one month later in September of 1945, 44-35708 would spend the next two years in storage at various AAF bases in Mississippi, New Mexico and California until being ass...||11/27/2009||831|
|Blythe Bay in the suburbs of Wilmington, NC. In the 1940's this was all farmland, and the huge "Carolina bay" was quite visible in aerial photographs. In today's GE imagery, the bay is not discernible in spite of its being over a mile wide and nearly two miles long. Now that LiDAR derived DEM mappings are available, the bay again is visible in its glory.The following quoted from Henry Savage: "...||01/12/2011||603|