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Anti-aircraft Battery Olmen

Anti-aircraft Battery Olmen

This German anti-aircraft battery consisted of seven 10,5cm guns (of whom 4 modern SK/C 32 pieces) and is located near the German coastal battery Heerenduin.
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Anti-aircraft Battery Sud Ost

Anti-aircraft Battery Sud Ost

This German anti-aircraft battery consisted of four 10,5 cm guns of the type SK/C 32.

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D-Day gun turrets

D-Day gun turrets

All four 15,2cm guns are still in place.

These guns are the only which fire back in the sunset of the 6.June, when the allied fleet opens fire on the german troops.
Rating of 408/04/20051,490Google Earth Logo
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Cape Priorino and Cape Prior Batteries

Cape Priorino and Cape Prior Batteries

On to the Cape Prior and Cape Prioriño positions to see the remains of the two-gun 15-in batteries and the four 6-in batteries. Each position also had an AA battery of four 10.5 cm Vickers guns in a monolithic concrete structure. These batteries had all the guns removed and were in a vandalized state. The 15-in guns had unfenced wells, and one could enter them by going down steps or slopes to s...
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Regunning USS California (BB-44) at Pearl Harbor

Regunning USS California (BB-44) at Pearl Harbor

At the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, 18 July 1942, during reinstallation of her 14"/50 main battery guns. A large floating crane is alongside her starboard bow, placing a gun in Turret # 1. Guns are also visible in Turret # 3, whose top has not yet been put in place.

Note anti-torpedo nets protecting the ship.
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Hanstholm - 38 cm naval coastal battery

Hanstholm - 38 cm naval coastal battery

he naval coastal battery "Hanstholm II" with its 38 cm guns was the heaviest battery in Denmark. During the war, the largest fortification of nothern Europe developed around it. Together with a sister batterie at Kristiansand in Norway, hostile ships should be hindered from entering the Baltic Sea. The distance between Kristansand and Hanstholm amounts to approximately 120 km. As the ...
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Flak-Grossbatterie Panzerkaserne, Schweinfurt

Flak-Grossbatterie Panzerkaserne, Schweinfurt

Another important aspect of the military in the Schweinfurt area was the air defense organization. Flak gun and searchlight positions were established all around Schweinfurt to protect the industrial areas. By the end of the war, some 140 flak guns ranging from light 2.0cm guns to the standard 8.8cm gun were in place, as well as 9 searchlight positions. The photo on the left shows one of the Sc...
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301st BG (H), Mission 329, Flak-Tower, Vienna

301st BG (H), Mission 329, Flak-Tower, Vienna

23 Aug 1944

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force):
In Austria, 472 B-24s and B-17s supported by P-51s and P-38s bomb the S industrial area of Vienna, the Wiener-Neudorf aircraft engine factory, Vosendorf oil refinery, and Markersdorf Airfield, and attack targets at Ferrara, Italy, missing a river bridge but hitting a synthetic rubber factory.

Flak-Tow...
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Mount Fleury Battery at Ver-sur-Mer, Normandy - May 1944

Mount Fleury Battery at Ver-sur-Mer, Normandy - May 1944

Overhead aerial of the gun battery at Mont Fleury, behind 'King Red' Beach GOLD Area, after air bombardment, showing four medium casemates under construction. Note also the anti-tank ditch, (left), and minefields, (centre top). The battery consisted of four 12.2 cm Polish guns (one in a completed casemate) manned by elements of the German 1260th GHQ Coastal Artillery Battalion, and was captured...
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Split Sand Fort The Solent UK

Split Sand Fort The Solent UK

Spitbank Fort was a Royal Commission fort built between 1867 and 1878, the smallest of the 3 main forts in the Solent off Portsmouth, England. It is 162 feet across, with 1 floor and a basement, and armour plating only on the seaward side. It was originally planned to have armed with 9 10" eighteen ton RML guns on the seaward side, and 6 7" seven ton RML guns on the landward side. In fact 12.5"...
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Parsons Lodge Battery, Gibraltar

Parsons Lodge Battery, Gibraltar

Parson's Lodge is a mini Gibraltar - a narrow limestone dorsal, running North-South, laced with a labyrinth of underground tunnels and surmounted by a seemingly impregnable battery, which has witnessed the development of coast artillery over the last three centuries.

Rising 120' sheer above the sea, Parson's Lodge, is a most prominent of a series of batteries which surround Gibr...
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Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Kodiak Harbor Defenses

Located approximately 250 miles southwest of Anchorage, Kodiak Island was one of the major centers of Alaskan military activity during World War Two. Facilities on the island included several airfields, a Naval operating base and several other installations.

To protect this important harbor the Coast Artillery Installed a total of 8 major gun batteries, ranging in caliber from 8...
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