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Hiking Toulon, France

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Welcome for a walk around Toulon (France) and discover landscapes of Provence.
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Scuttled french fleet in Toulon

Scuttled french fleet in Toulon

It's an overlay from the Illustrated London News from 26th December 1942, which shows smoke driffting away from the french fleet over the harbour of Toulon.
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461st BG (H), Mission 15, Submarine Pens - Toulon Harbor

461st BG (H), Mission 15, Submarine Pens - Toulon Harbor

29 April 1944

Target: Submarine Pens, Toulon Harbor, France

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Attack on Toulon harbor before Operation Dragoon

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461st BG (H), Mission 59, Toulon Submarine Base

461st BG (H), Mission 59, Toulon Submarine Base

11 July 1944

Lt. Colonel Applegate led the Group in an attack on submarines stationed in the harbor of Toulon. The weather was excellent and the Germans were slow in starting their smoke pots. The flak was only moderate in intensity. For some reason, however, most of the bombs overshot the target to the right with only fair results.
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Arsenal Toulon France

Arsenal Toulon France

After having lately celebrated the 500 eme anniversary of its creation, the arsenal extends on 268 ha and 10 km of quays, have 30 km of roads, employ more than 12 000 persons and shelter about thirty buildings of the Force of Naval Action.
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Dieppe (Overlay)

Dieppe (Overlay)

An aerial reconnaissance picture of Dieppe, France, from June 30th 1942, made from an altitude of 25,000 ft.

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Escort carrier HMS Avenger (D14) at Chatham Dockyard 1940

Escort carrier HMS Avenger (D14) at Chatham Dockyard 1940

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The Battle of Alamein, Egypt (Overlay)

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Fedala harbour, September 1942

Fedala harbour, September 1942

Operation Brushwood was a part of Operation Torch, Allied landings in Africa during World War II.

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The landing troops were uncertain of their position, and the second wave was delayed. This gave the defenders time to org...
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Transit Camp Pithiviers

Transit Camp Pithiviers

In Pithiviers, in the Loiret department, approximately 50 km south of Paris, was built at the beginning of World War II prisoner of war camp in order to imprison German soldiers. After the French defeat of 1940, it was used by the French Vichy regime as a transit camp (frz: camp de transit de Pithiviers) for French and foreign Jews interned refugees. Here, in May 1941 during the round of the Op...
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