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|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.|
|Home of Top Gear presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire||10/28/2007||24,173|
|RAF Akeman Street is a former Royal Air Force station located north east of Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire. It was named after the Roman road which crosses the airfield.|
The airfield was a Relief Landing Ground (RLG) for RAF Brize Norton, with building starting in 1939 and opening on 10 July 1940. Active flying stopped on 15 August 1945, and the site was closed on 1 February 1947.
|RAF Chipping Ongar (also known as Willingale) is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located chiefly in the parish of Willingale 2 miles north-east from the town of Chipping Ongar and eight miles from Chelmsford in Essex. |
Chipping Ongar airfield was one of 15 airfields in Essex that was allocated to the United States Army Air Forces by the Air Ministry in 194...
|One of several water tanks and balancing reservoirs built as part of a massive engineering project to improve water supply between North Wales and Liverpool. Norton Water Tank is one feature of a water supply system that includes the Vyrnwy Dam and aqueduct. At 650,000 gallons capacity, it is not the largest of the works -- that honour goes to the tank at Malpas, which can contain 4.5 million g...||01/21/2007||513|
|RAF Broadwell is a former Royal Air Force station located 2 miles north of Broadwell and 3 miles southeast of Burford, Oxfordshire, within 2 miles of RAF Brize Norton.|
It opened on 15 November 1943 and closed on 31 March 1947, operating under RAF Transport Command. It consisted of 3 concrete runways in triangular configuration.
|RAF Chipping Warden is now used for the storage of hundreds of cars||01/13/2008||879|
|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||1,025|
|Aerial photo of Warsaw in 1945 from http://www.mapa.um.warszawa.pl/index/||08/15/2009||750|
|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||972|