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|Utah Beach was the codename for the right flank or westernmost of the Allied landing beaches during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, as part of Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Utah was added to the invasion plan toward the end of the planning stages, when more landing craft became available.||12/03/2009||1,555|
|This is the original plan of Barcelona's Eixample (=extension, also the name of the present day neighbourhood that resulted from the plan) The Eixample is all the perfect square parts of the city. This plan was made before construction started. Use the opacity slider to compare with the outcome.||09/08/2007||715|
|These are made of solid concrete and must each weigh several tonnes. They remain as reminders of the dark days of 1940 when the fear of invasion by Nazi hordes was a real one. Had the Germans reached this far, an unlikely eventuality from what little I know about war games that have been done to model the invasion scenario, it is doubtful whether these obstacles would have done much to make the...||11/18/2009||277|
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Yokoso means Welcome. This a campaign of the Japan National Tourist Organisation to visit Japan.
|Operation Overlord. France|
Overlay of the Allied and Axis formations 5th June 1945.
Main US, British and Canadian landing beaches and airborne objectives.
Note; - The German 7th Army sitting 10km to the south of the main landings. These forces sat on their hands for a crucial 24 hours whilst they tried to work out the Allied plans. This confusion was partly ...
|Operation Barbarossa (Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the German codename for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II that commenced on June 22, 1941. It was to be the turning point for the fortunes of Hitler's Third Reich in that the failure of Operation Barbarossa arguably resulted in the eventual overall defeat of Nazi Germany. The Eastern Front which was opened by Operat...||10/24/2005||1,316|
|1940 plot plan (overlay) of RKO Studios "40 Acre Ranch". The plan shows set locations still standing in 1940. The most notable sets are from "Gone With The Wind", filmed one year before. The backlot was sold to developers in 1976, and turned into an industrial park.||01/01/2008||901|
|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||1,201|
|This map shoes the all the regions of Japan.||10/24/2005||732|
|This is a little visitors attraction located in Itami city of Hyogo Prefecture, near Kobe Harbor. A little island made in the shape of mainland Japan.||04/27/2011||391|
|The picture of a bomb raid during WWII shows heavy hits around the Central Station.||08/13/2005||631|
|A reconnaissance picture of the Olympia-Stadion (Olympic stadium) made during WWII.|
The German Stadium was built between 1912 and 1913 within the boundaries of the horse racing track at Charlottenburg near the Grunewald Forest. At the time, its capacity of 40,000 made it the largest sports stadium in the world, intended to be the main stadium for the 1916 Summer Olympics, which had been ...