Airfield at Laon, France. Runways form the "V" right of center. Taxiways and hardstands are visible in the lower right corner.
242 B-17s are dispatched to bomb airfields in France; 113 hit Laon/Athies, 71 hit Juvincourt, 43 hit Laon/Couvron, 10 hit Lille/Vendeville and 1 hits Chievres; 2 B-17s are lost and 44 damaged; 1 airman is KIA, 1 WIA and 20 MIA.
This training center was opened in 1978, and has two separate training track areas, which include various turf and dirt courses. There are approximately 2,300 race horses stabled at the Center.
The castle was built in 1883, for M. Bragas, a Parisian banker, in the so-called Néo-Renaissance style, where there was in the past a medieval building.
The castle, owned by the Breteuil family at the end of the 19th century, was rented from 1946 by a dutch association in order to create a permanent education center. The initial aim of the center was to train dutch farmers who wished to ...
Underwater research Center CERES located in Montfarville, Normandy, France - www.ceresm.com
Search and Recovery of Shipwrecks / Side Scan Sonar Survey
Ships inspection / Anchor research and recovery
Pier and Harbor Survey / Breakwater Survey
Underwater Cartography / Bridge abutment Inspection
Bathymetry / Sedimentology / Ports, lakes and rivers operations
At the beach near Cap Breton in Aquitane, France, you can see the remains of Bunkers which should protect occupied France for the landing of the allied Forces. These Bunkers are now, 60 years later, washed out by the sea of the Dunes where they originally where placed. They were never used, because the D-Day invasion occured some 300 miles away in the north of France.
Shambhala Mountain Center is a mountain valley retreat located on 600 acres in northern Colorado. Since 1971 the Center has offered hundreds of programs on Buddhist meditation, yoga and other contemplative disciplines. Tamed by thirty years of use as a contemplative retreat, Shambhala Mountain Center is a place where one of the basic truths of Buddhism—t...
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