The shallow wreck site of the Liberty ship , the Richard Montgomery.
Contained over seven thousand tons of explosives, the Richard Montgomery, grounded and sank on the 20th August 1944, off Sheerness Middle Sand in about 33ft of water at low tide.
Although part of the cargo was salvaged, 3,173 tonnes were left aboard; enough, that if the ship were to blow up, it would be the ...
The well-preserved battery site lies on a hill and is thereby highly visible. The battery is placed on a hilltop just opposite the village of TÝrring.
The site measures ca. 250 m west-east. The main elements of the site are the four Regelbau 669, which lie in a curved line with embrasures pointing to the north. The two easternmost bunkers are totally visible from all sides, as they were...
It was here in a tent on may 4th. 1945 Field marschal Montgomery and Admiral von Friedeburg signed the german capitulation, and that had effect from may 5th.
After the war the britons build up a memorial but it was taken away again 1953 and brought to Sandhurst military academy.
At Southwest of the of the village Wijk aan Zee is a German radar site located. <br>
A radar antennae of the type "Mammut" was mounted on the roof of a bunker type V143. 2 individual bunkers at south and north of the radar bunker are serving as housing of personal. <br>
The bunker at the north side is of the type: Marine M151 and the one at the south side of ...
The battery site is very impressive and conspicuous as it partly lies on the beach due to coastal erosion. The way the bunkers lie fully visible on the beach gives the visitor a good impression of the layout of the original battery site. The battery stretches ca. 600 m along the coast. The original depth of the battery was ca. 200 m. Due to a coastal erosion of ca. 50 m since the war, the bunke...
At the beach near Cap Breton in Aquitane, France, you can see the remains of Bunkers which should protect occupied France for the landing of the allied Forces. These Bunkers are now, 60 years later, washed out by the sea of the Dunes where they originally where placed. They were never used, because the D-Day invasion occured some 300 miles away in the north of France.
Edward Montgomery Clift (October 17, 1920 Ė July 23, 1966) was an American film actor. He was known for his brooding, sensitive working-class character roles. He received four Academy Award nominations during his career.
The Maldegem Flugplatz is situatied near the 'Ringbaan' which is now largely an industriel area.
The former Belgian airfield, which was still beeing constructed in 1940 was occupied by the German and Italian Air force during WWII. Later on it was used by the Canadian liberators. One of my witnesses told my the Germans returned for a short while on the first of January 1945. It...
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