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|Stalag Luft 6 was by far the most northern German WW II POW camp. On lists with POW camps it is always indicated as having been open from 06/'43-07/'44, but this camp has a much longer history. It was built in 1939 as Stalag 1C. The first prisoners were of Polish nationality. In 1940 French and Belgian prisoners were brought to the camp and in 1941 also Russian prisoners.|
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|Stalag Luft 1 was situated at Barth, Germany, a small town on the Baltic Sea 23 kilometers northwest of Stralsund. |
Stalag Luft One opened as a camp for British officers late in 1942, American Airmen began to arrive early in 1943. By January 1944, the camp had been split into two compounds each with seven barracks, the South (Officers) and the West (Enlisted men). As the numbers ...
|Stalag Luft III was a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that housed captured air force personnel and was operated by the German Luftwaffe. It was located near Sagan, now Żagań in Poland, 100 miles (160 km) southeast of Berlin. The site is best known because of two famous prisoner escapes that took place there. The first, in 1943, was recorded in the book and film "The Wo...||02/27/2006||1,509|
|This aerial photo of Stalag VIIA and Moosburg in Bavaria was taken by a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft.|
Stalag VIIA was a disaster. It was a nest of small compounds separated by barbed wire fences enclosing old, dilapidated barracks crammed closely together. Reportedly, the camp had been built to hold 14,000 French prisoners. In the end, 130,000 POWs of all nationalities and ranks ...
|Stalag IX-B (also known as Bad Orb) was a German World War II prisoner-of-war camp located south-east of the town of Bad Orb in Hesse, Germany. It had the reputation of being one of the worst Stalags, especially when it was overcrowded in 1945. The camp was also the site of the segregation and removal of Jewish-American troops who, once identified, were transferred to the labor camp at Berga.||07/15/2012||673|
|The camp area is marked by a white line. |
The largest German WW II POW camp was Stalag VII-A at Moosburg, Germany. Over 110,000 allied soldiers were imprisoned there. It was liberated by the U.S. 14th Armored Division following a short battle with SS soldiers of the 17th SS Panzer Grenadier Division on 29 April, 1945.
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|Nyboder is situated close to the train station Østerport in the Østerbro District of Copenhagen, Denmark. The buildings where built under order of king Christian the 4th in 1631.|
The main reason for this step was the increasing need of housing for enlisted men of the Royal Danish Navy and their families. The first of a total of 20 houses were finished in 1631 on plots of land out...
|Plataforma Solar de Almería is a solar-thermic testing and demonstration center which is operated jointly in the framework of a German-Spanish treaty by the Spanish Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas Tecnológicas y Medioambientales (CIEMAT) and the German Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR).||05/27/2006||706|
|Temporary camps formed by rows of bell tents at Wheal Busy, Chacewater in the spring of 1944. These camps housed troops from the United States 29th Division during the build up to D Day. They were headed for Omaha and Utah beaches in Normandy.|
The D-Day staging areas (or "marshalling areas") were known as "sausage camps" because they were indicated on some map...
|Sacsayhuaman or Saksaq Waman is a walled complex and a former capital of Inca empire. It is on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru. The site is at an altitude of 3,701 metres and part of the Cusco city is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage site in the year 1983.||05/22/2011||407|
|Couple of cranes at a construction site. About 200 feet tall.|
2 more on another building to the east.
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|A Mulberry Harbour was a type of temporary harbour developed in World War II to offload cargo on a beach during the Allied invasion of Normandy.||09/28/2005||606|