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213 brave men of the 505th / 82. AD were KIA or DOW
Private John Steele became famous for his bad luck hanging at the churchs roof top for hours.
|The church in Suurhusen is reminiscent of the old fortress churches of old. Originally the church was 32 metres long and 9.35 metres wide. The church tilts at an angle of 5.19 degrees compared to just 3.97 degrees for the Pisa tower. In 1450 the church was shortened by about a quarter and the tower was built in the space. This tower is considered today to be the most leaning tower in the world ...||12/04/2007||475|
|The church of Ledoje is the only one of this kind in Denmark. It's in two storeys. On the lower storey the normal people were and the squire and family from a manor that once was next to the tower attended the service.|
The church is from around 1225, the tower around 1500.
The Kaiserpfalz in Goslar, Germany, was used as model for the church.
|This church was propable errected in the 14th. century and was the biggest in northern Jutland. But in the 16th century the sand began to move the area here the people had to dig their way to church untill it was impossible to use it as church, so in 1795 the church was closed after order by King Christian VII and the nave was ripped down and the stones used for other purposes. Only the tower w...||10/05/2006||819|
|The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112 metres in height.|
The tower was part of the medieval cathedral of Utrecht and was built between 1321 and 1382. The building was hastily completed due to lack of money and so lacked the flying buttresses to support its walls. In 1674 a hurricane destroyed a large part of the middle section of Dom Churc...
|The Prudential Tower (part of the Prudential Center complex) is Boston's second-tallest skyscraper after the John Hancock Tower. It was designed by Charles Luckman and Associates for Prudential Insurance. Completed in 1964, the building is 750 ft (229 m) tall and has 52 floors. It dwarfed the 1947 John Hancock building, spurring the rival insurance company to build the 1975 John Hancock Tower w...||04/27/2006||496|
|The main church of Tomar is located in the main square of the town, in front of the Municipality (17th century) and a modern statue of Gualdim Pais. |
The church was built between the 15th and 16th centuries and has many interesting artistic details, like the flamboyant Gothic portal, the Manueline tower with a 16th century clock, the decorated capitals of the inner columns of the nave an...
|The Hanging Gardens of Babylon rises on terraces some 400 feet above the level of the plain. This hanging gardens were built by Nebuchadnezzar about 600 B.C. to console his queen, who missed the mountains, trees and flowers of her native Media.||07/01/2006||1,832|
|John Knox (1514?–1572) was a Scottish religious reformer who took the lead in reforming the Church in Scotland along Calvinist lines. He is widely regarded as the father of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland and of the Church of Scotland. He died in Edinburgh on November 24, 1572.|
|The John Hancock Tower in Boston in 3D. Model made by Google.||09/23/2006||904|
|The building known by Bostonians as the John Hancock Tower, or colloquially, the "New" Hancock Tower, is officially named Hancock Place. It is a 60-story, 790-foot-tall (241 meter) skyscraper designed by I.M. Pei and Henry N. Cobb of the firm of Pei, Cobb and Freed. It was completed in 1976. In 1977 the AIA presented Cobb with a National Honor Award for the John Hancock Tower.|
|Stegeborg Castle is a ruined castle in St Anna parish, Söderköping, Östergötland, located on an island in a narrow sound at the bay of Slätbaken.|
The oldest part of the castle is a square brick tower in the southeast corner, built in the early 1200s, when Söderköping became a city. A simple fortified residence was added during the 1300s, expanded and supplemented by a wall and a ...