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|Second in this series.|
Operations of the 5th Ranger infantry Battalion since their arrival in England until D-Day. Includes links to photos and more info on the events and places.
More to come.
|The seventh USS Ranger (CV/CVA-61) is one of four Forrestal-class supercarriers built for the US Navy in the 1950s. Although all four ships of the class were completed with angled decks, Ranger had the distinction of being the first US carrier built from the beginning as an angled deck ship.|
|The 2d Ranger Battalion at Pointe du Hoc, 6 June (Photograph 15 June 1944)||09/04/2005||1,008|
|Barracks of the US Berlin Brigade (BBDE).|
First US troops in Berlin were from the 2nd "Hell on Wheels" Armored Division who were soon replaced by elements of the 82nd "All American" Airborne Division and 78th "Lightening" Infantry Division. Shortly, these two divisions were withdrawn; replaced by the 3rd "Old Guard" Infantry Regiment which was inactivated in 1946. 3rd Battalion, ...
|2º.Batalhão de Caçadores do Exercito Brasileiro.|
2nd Battalion of Gunners - Brasilian Army - S.Vicente/SP - Brazil
|Historical interest - archive WWII air photo matching surviving relic structures. Although no longer physically visible on the ground, the surviving runway layout is clearly visible from the air - enhanced by the dry conditions - and ties in well to the WWII imagery.||06/20/2007||1,184|
|The kiwi was constructed to commemorate the now gone Sling camp’s First World War New Zealand Troop occupation (Feb-March 1919.) This was carried out by the New Zealand Canterbury Battalion Engineers from a design drawn by Percy Blenkarne. The kiwi was looked after by the Kiwi polish Co for a while as an advert, it was covered during WWII particularly important considering its proximity to the ...||07/26/2006||402|
|Overhead aerial of the gun battery at Mont Fleury, behind 'King Red' Beach GOLD Area, after air bombardment, showing four medium casemates under construction. Note also the anti-tank ditch, (left), and minefields, (centre top). The battery consisted of four 12.2 cm Polish guns (one in a completed casemate) manned by elements of the German 1260th GHQ Coastal Artillery Battalion, and was captured...||08/17/2008||913|
|USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63), USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64), USS RANGER (CV-61) and USS JOHN C. STennis (CVN-74)
|This WWII prison in Lithuania used by the Germans during the war is still operational and used today.||01/18/2007||556|
|These are the locations where German WWII submarines were sunk by enemy action (destroyer, mines, etc.). World War II info.
Informations are from uboat.net. Thx.||08/18/2005||1,789|
|German radarstation in Sondel the Netherlands during WWII.|
The station was called Eisbar.