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02-03-2006, 09:57 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile14557/The-Lost-Tanks-of-D-Day---Omaha.htm>The Lost Tanks of D-Day - Omaha</a></b><br><br>Another WW2 underwater view.<br />
Usualy those images are 3D images but i do not know how to make them working in 3D in GE<br />
Three DD tanks, sank June 6th 44.<br />
See also:<br />
http://www.historychannel.com/global/listings/episodearchive.jsp?ACatId=8802355&amp;CaseId=8802353&amp;E GrpId=274739<br />
Or:<br />
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0206/feature1/zoom2.html<br />
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WWII's D-Day Invasion would be history's largest seaborne assault--over 4,000 ships carrying 170,000 troops. A secret weapon was to lead the way: the Duplex Drive (DD) Tank--Shermans modified to &quot;swim&quot; to shore.<br />
Scheduled to hit the beach before foot soldiers, without them the infantry would be sitting ducks. And that's what happened at Omaha Beach--28 out of 30 DD Tanks sank before reaching shore.<br />
John Chatterton travels to Normandy and joins famous French diver Bertrand Sciboz in search of sunken tanks. <br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/13912ADMIN.jpg>