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|Aerial photo by member of 3 Squadron at about 10.40 a.m. April 21, 1918.|
This photo was taken by either Lieuts. Simpson and Banks or Garrett and Barrow just prior to being attacked by von Richthofen and Weiss.
|On a hillside 600 metres south-west of Etricourt-Manancourt Communal Cemetery is buried a British airman, killed whilst flying over enemy lines and was buried by the Germans beside his machine. It's said he became a victim of Manfred von Richthofen, the 'Red Baron'.|
A private memorial commemorates Capt. Cecil Robert TIDSWELL, 1st Royal Dragoons and 19th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps. ...
|The German flying aces of Jagdgeschwader 1, Manfred von Richthofen's squadron, lived in this castle when not flying.||09/10/2009||604|
|1980: John Lennon shot dead|
Former Beatle John Lennon was shot dead by an unknown gunman who opened fire outside the musician's New York apartment.
The 40-year-old was shot several times as he entered the Dakota, his luxury apartment building on Manhattan's Upper West Side, opposite Central Park, at 23:00 local time.
He was rushed in a police car to St Luke's Roosevelt Ho...
|In days of old, shot for rifles was made in the "Shot Tower." Molten lead was dropped from the top of the tower into a vat of water at the bottom. The lead droplets, like raindrops, would form into perfect spheres, cool and solidify as they fell into the cooling water vat below.
|KMZ Folder containing a placemark and an aerial shot of the amphitheater of Butrint. Butrint is an archeological site in the southern albania, near the border with Greece||03/29/2006||452|
|A cross points to the location where Benito Mussolini was shot by Italian partizans, together with his lover Clara Petacci. They were executed on 28 April 1945.|
|On August 22nd 1944 the 461st Bombardment Group attacked the oil depot of Lobau.|
The black smoke indicates direct hits with the 1,000lb-bombs. The 461st was attacked by 34 German fighters, 11 were shot down. 16 of the remaining 23 bombers were damaged by flak, another one was shot down later over Jugoslavia.
|An Iraqi Air Force Light Observation Aircraft that was shot down by U.S. Forces when the Iraqi Royal Air Force Base in Al Kut, Iraq was taken over. |
|Another remarkable "faux bateau" site is the model of the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, which rests amongst the scrap of the airplane graveyard in Mojave, California. It is left over from a major land-locked boat movie location, used for the all-wet, $120 million-plus epic "Waterworld", released in 1996, which until "Titanic", was the most expensive movie ever made. The Mojave Airport location is a ...||06/12/2007||3,052|
|Rebuilt essentially with the hinge of XVe and XVIe centuries, the fortress of Bonaguil constitutes an excellent example of adaptation of architecture castrale to the large-scale use of weapons from archery to firearms. It is the anachronistic work of a nostalgic and megalomaniac baron, jealous of feudal prerogatives to the anguish.|
|This castle was owned by Maurice Hermann, Comte de Saxe and Maréchal de France in 1748. Numerous memories of this great man remains in the galleries and specially battle and games scenes by Chevalier from designs by La Touche.|
It was finally owned by Baron Gourgaud after Napoleon's death.