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|Photographs of Helgoland taken before and after the attack by Bomber Command on 18 April 1945.|
Left - 16 April 1945
Right - 19 April 1945
18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas...
|In March 1945 towards the end of World War II, Stadtlohn was hit by massive allied airstrikes that almost destroyed the entire town. On March 31, 1945 British forces marched into the town.||10/22/2008||834|
|Aerial photo of Warsaw in 1945 from http://www.mapa.um.warszawa.pl/index/||08/15/2009||527|
|All photographs were taken on 18 April 1945, one day after the last big raid on the city.|
Dresden was both an important garrison as well as a centre of military industry during the Second World War. The bombing of Dresden by the Royal Air Force and by the United States Army Air Force between February 13 and February 15, 1945, remains one of the more controversial Allied actions o...
|Semi-permanent heavy bomber airfield used by Fifteenth Air Force. Built by COE beginning in Sep 1943. One PSP runway with extensive taxiway and hardstand parking areas. Steel control tower. Opened 14 Mar 1944. Last combat operations flown in late April 1945. Closed on 4 Jul 1945. Today is agricultural area with no structures or any facilities in existence, however extensive evidence of land sca...||11/23/2009||717|
|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.
|The small village of Meedhuizen (Groningen, Holland) captured by an allied aerial photo april 1945.||07/07/2007||1,074|
|21 March 1945|
133 Lancasters and 6 Mosquitos of Nos 1 and 8 Groups attacked the Deutsche Vacuum oil refinery at Bremen .This appeared to be an accurate raid in clear weather conditions. No aircraft lost.
|Picture was taken after the capture of Frankfurt during March 1945.||02/26/2007||719|
|RAF Windrush was a Royal Air Force station near Windrush, Gloucestershire. It was opened in 1940 and closed on 12 July 1945. Initially it was a Relief Landing Ground for RAF Chipping Norton, later coming under the control of RAF Little Rissington.|
|In this house on 8 May 1945 the surrender of Germany was signed by general field marshal Keithel. With the surrender of the German armed forces in Berlin-Karlshorst the WW2 in Europe was ended.||08/17/2005||850|
|Originally established in 1935 as London Oxford Airport or Kidlington Airport, but used between 1940 to 1945 as WW2 airfield. After the war it again became a local airport.||09/08/2014||53|