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Before and after aerial photos of the bombing of Wilhelmshaven

Before and after aerial photos of the bombing of Wilhelmshaven

The German port city of Wilhelmshaven was bombed twice in 1943 -- once by the USAAF on January 27, and again by the RAF Bomber Command on February 11-12. These aerial reconnaissance images show Wilhelmshaven before and after the two bombings. The second bombing, carried out at night, was especially challenging because of dense cloud cover. Planes equipped with the RAF's newly developed H2S grou...
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Destruction of the Historical Sofia in 1944

Destruction of the Historical Sofia in 1944

The most severe bombing of Sofia ever occurred on March 30, 1944. Some 370 american heavy bombers flied upon Sofia destroying 3575 buildings. The casualties were relatively modest due to the preliminarily evacuation of the civilians. The target of the bombing, as the image clearly depicts, were neither military installations, nor armed forces, but the very historical downtown of the city of Sof...
No rating yet11/09/20091,574Google Earth Logo
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Lorient submarine pens

Lorient submarine pens

Lorient housed a German submarine base during World War II; although the city was heavily damaged by Allied bombing raids, the base survived through the end of the war. As they could not destroy the base itself, the Allies decided to bomb the city, on purpose, to cut the supplying of the U-Boats. Without gasoline, food, or water it became impossible for these submarines to return to the Atlanti...
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Bergpark Kassel

Bergpark Kassel

Several high-res. aerial view pictures and a aerial map made as overlays of Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herkules_%28Kassel%29
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WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF

WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF

WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF. Picture made in February 1945. Berkamen (Northrhine-Westfalia) was one of the most destroyed small towns in Germany. Aim of the bombing raids were the coal mines and the Chemische Werke - today Schering AG
Rating of 310/05/20051,303Google Earth Logo
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Rijkswerf Den Helder 1943

Rijkswerf Den Helder 1943

Picture taken during bombing the Old rijkswerf 19-02-1943
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Kassel sights

Kassel sights

Nearly every point in Kassel that had to be seen or is important for visitors and inhabitants.

All the historical sights, places, buildings and Objekts of interest, museums, hospitals, offices, public or important institutions and factories, some schools, highway exits
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Airport Kassel-Kalden

Airport Kassel-Kalden

The Regional Airport from Kassel-Kalden in Hessen, Germany

You can read it on the ground.
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RAF bombing Morlaix, 1943

RAF bombing Morlaix, 1943

Morlaix Viaduct, 29 January 1943

12 Bostons bombed a railway viaduct at Morlaix and 2 of 12 Venturas dispatched bombed a steelworks at Ijmuiden. 1 Boston lost.
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3 A-4 Skyhawks at MCOLF Atlantic

3 A-4 Skyhawks at MCOLF Atlantic

Atlantic was built during WW2 as a satellite airfield for MCAS Cherry Point. The Navy acquired 1,470 acres of land in early 1942, and construction commenced later that year.

The 1st aircraft reportedly arrived at Atlantic in 1943 [but that is contradicted by the 1942 photos above], the Douglas SDB Dauntless dive bombers of VMSB-341, followed shortly by VMSB-342.

A...
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Observation bunker in Braunschweig

Observation bunker in Braunschweig

The civilian leadership of the city built this observation bunker in Braunschweig in 1943 - the work was performed by concentration camp prisoners. The U-shaped concrete bunker was built on the side of the Nußberg hill at the Franzsches Feld (near the 1935 Thingplatz) overlooking the city, and was used to observe bombing attacks and quickly identify the resulting fire locations. It had undergro...
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Rijkswerf Den Helder

Rijkswerf Den Helder

before picture of bombing old rijkswerf 19-02-1943
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