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The divided village Zicherie-Boeckwitz

The divided village Zicherie-Boeckwitz

The village Zicherie-Böckwitz was a normal German village until after WW2 when GDR was founded in 1949 when it was split apart.

Zicherie was in now West-Germany (FRG) and Böckwitz in East-Germany (GDR). 1961 the Iron Curtain was set between them to split them further.

It's said that the residents of Böckwitz were moved to other cities but to disguise it GDR authori...
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Modlareuth bordermuseum

Modlareuth bordermuseum

Modlareuth is a small german village with 50 citicens with one part laying in Bavaria and the other in Thuringen. 1966 the wall was errected here and splitted the village apart. The thuringer residents were settled away and it was turned into GDR security zone. The americans called the village "Little Berlin"
Today the wall, towers, a helicopter and vehicles stand as an open air museum a...
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Roskilderingen, a former racetrack at Copenhagen (With overlay and photo)

Roskilderingen, a former racetrack at Copenhagen (With overlay and photo)

The Roskildering was a racetrack in Roskilde between 1961 and 1969 when it was closed because of too much noise disturbing the nearby residents. It was 1400 meters long.
Among drivers who have been driving on Roskildering was Stirling Moss, Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, John Surtees and others. The pond below is where the pit was.

Today it houses Roskilde Frisbee Club with a 9 ...
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Village of Peace

Village of Peace

Village of Peace is situated in the slope of Taraboshi mountain near the Lake of Shkodra. The village has been constructed after the crisis in Kosova. It serves as shelter for the less protected people and those with social problems. The houses of the "village of peace" are constructed with wood.
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Commercial Aviation Crash Sites 1961-1970

Commercial Aviation Crash Sites 1961-1970

With this Google Earth KML file, you can zoom in on the crash sites of commercial aviation between 1961 and 1970. Of which approximately 9% occurred in pairs within days or months of each other at the same general locations.
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Festival Fireworks, Shortgate - Explosion 3 Dec 2006

Festival Fireworks, Shortgate - Explosion 3 Dec 2006

The drama began shortly before 2pm on Sunday on a remote industrial estate. Members of the family-run company fled after discovering a fire had broken out. At first, 10 fire engines and crews were dispatched, but more officers were called in as the scale of the blaze became apparent. The biggest explosion, which residents compared to a bomb going off, was at about 3pm. The explosions at the de...
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Orote Peninsula, Guam, 6 June 1945

Orote Peninsula, Guam, 6 June 1945

Aerial view looking down on the peninsula. No evidence remains of the Sumay Marine Detachment or the village of Sumay.

On December 8, 1941, Japanese forces landed on Guam and defeated a relatively small and poorly equipped ground force consisting of U. S. Marines and sailors and natives of Guam serving in the Navy Insular Guard. As the Spaniards and the Americans did before them...
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The Iron age village near Odense

The Iron age village near Odense

The iron Age Village is a collection of reconstructed houses built on the basis of archaeological discoveries from Jutland and Fyn dating from around 200 B.C. to 400 A.D.

The village is a historical workshop giving an opportunity to link theory and practice together to see how the people of the Iron Age probably lived. The Iron Age houses are set up as active workshops for old ha...
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Villa Baviera, formerly known as Colonia Dignidad

Villa Baviera, formerly known as Colonia Dignidad

Villa Baviera (English: Bavaria Village), formerly known as Colonia Dignidad (English: Dignity Colony) is a Chilean hamlet in Parral Commune, Linares Province, Maule Region. It is located in an isolated area of central Chile, 35 km southeast of the city of Parral, on the north bank of the Perquilauquén River. It was founded by a group of German immigrants led by ex-Nazi Paul Schäfer in 1961 (In...
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Peruvian Meteorite inpact site

Peruvian Meteorite inpact site

September 16, 2007

Villagers in southern Peru were struck by a mysterious illness after a meteorite made a fiery crash to Earth in their area, regional authorities said on Monday. At around midday on Saturday, villagers were startled by an explosion and a fireball that many were convinced was an airplane crashing near their remote village, located in the high Andes department of ...
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Millbrook Village, NJ

Millbrook Village, NJ

Millbrook Village, located in the NJ side of the Delaware Water Gap. Its a great little restored village, dating to the 1850's.
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Misthusum - a village gone

Misthusum - a village gone

Misthusum was a small village build in the 12th centurz on 8 hills and contained 12 marchfarms. The village was destroyed by the big flood on october 11th. 1634. The worst ever at the danish west coast. It was called "the giant mandrowing".
44 people drowned including all animals.

Later some of the farms were reconstructed but 1814 the last family left. The only left build...
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