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|Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes département, in southeastern France. Population: 2,248. Area : 2.48 km²|
It is situated on a peninsula next to Nice and to Villefranche-sur-Mer and extends out to Cap Ferrat. Its tranquillity and warm climate make it a favourite holiday destination amongst European aristocracy and international millionnaires. There is a ple...
|The Castle of Saint Jean de Beauregard. http://www.domsaintjeanbeauregard.com/||11/22/2005||327|
|Saint Julien Wood is a section of forested land in Belgium, near Langemark at the north east of the Ypres Salient. During World War I, the location was known as 'Vancouver Corner'. Kitchener's Wood is close by. It is where one of the most infamous battles of World War I occurred from the 22nd to 24th of April, 1915 between the 5th, 8th, 10th and 15th Battalions of the 2nd Brigade of the Canadia...||08/14/2009||214|
|Juno Beach was one of the landing sites for Allied invaders on the coast of Normandy during D-Day. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (with the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade). Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. Both assault ...||12/17/2008||1,571|
|Jean Salis airfield|
Jean Baptiste Salis has started to collect old airplanes in Cerny La Ferté-Alais where he creates the airfield between the two world wars. All the collection is destroyed during the conflict. His son Jean starts all over in 1972, rebuilding and restoring old airplanes. Today with 68 machines it is the most important flying museum in France. Every year, during ...
|Saint-Jean Cathedral, Lyon, France.||11/23/2005||337|
|Juno Beach was one of the five main landing sites of the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on D-Day during World War II. It was situated between Sword Beach and Gold Beach. It is also known as the Canadian beach, as it was assigned to the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division. Juno Beach stretched from Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer on the east to Courseulles-sur-Mer on the west. The 3rd Canadian Division...||12/03/2009||5,347|
|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...
|Saint-Malo during the Middle Ages was a fortified island at the mouth of the Rance River, controlling not only the estuary but the open sea beyond. The promontory fort of Alet, south of the modern centre in what is now the Saint-Servan district, commanded approaches to the Rance even before the Romans, but modern Saint-Malo traces its origins to a monastic settlement founded by Saint Aaron and ...||07/20/2006||417|
|The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.|
|Overlays from the village before and after the battle.|
The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres or simply Third Ypres, was one of the major battles of World War I. In this battle, British, ANZAC, Canadian and South African units engaged the Imperial German Army. The battle was fought for control of the village of Passchendaele (now called Passenda...
| Last week, was the 50th anniversary of the tragedy, in the little Spanish village of Ribadelago.|
During the night of the 9th of January, 1959, the Dam "Vega de tera" suddenly broke due a deficiency structure. The 8 millions m3 of water of the artificial lake flood the village of Ribadelago, province of Zamora, Spain. Main part of the village was destroyed in less than one hour, and 144...