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Bombing raids on Cologne, 1945
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The resultsof carpet bombing on the city of Cologne, Germany in March 1945 after several bombing raids by the Western Allies. Because of its industrial capacity and its location closer to England in western Germany, Cologne was one of the most heavily bombed cities during World War II.
Bombing raids on Cologne viewed from above, 1945
A closeup of a photo taken at Abraham Lincoln's second Inauguration (March 4, 1865). Amongst the on-lookers was John Wilkes Booth, the man who would kill Lincoln just over one month later. Each man is circled. Neat if true.
A closeup of a photo taken at Abraham Lincoln's second Inauguration March 4, 1865. Among the on-lookers was John Wilkes Booth, the man who would kill Lincoln just over one month later. (Each man is circled.)
Apollo 11, Eagle about to dock with Columbia, post Lunar Landing July 20th 1969. Photo taken by Michael Collins from the command module window.
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Apollo 11: lunar module in ascent with the moon below and Earth in the distance, July 21, 1969
After the most famous voyage of modern times, it was time to go home. After proving that humanity has the ability to go beyond the confines of planet Earth, the first humans to walk on another world -- Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin -- flew the ascent stage of their Lunar Module back to meet Michael Collins in the moon-orbiting Command and Service Module. Pictured above on 1969 July 21, the ascending spaceship was captured by Collins making its approach, with the Moon below, and Earth far in the distance.
The Sphinx in Egypt. Taken in the 1860s.
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Felix Bonfils, The Sphinx of Giza, partially excavated, with two pyramids in background, Egypt, 1867-1899. Source: Library of Congress
Late 19th Century photo of partially excavated Great Sphinx of Giza
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Volumes have been written on the mysteries of ancient Egypt. We now know that the Great Pyramid’s construction was so accurate and beyond comprehension that it was probably never meant to house a king’s remains. Furthermore, as it has been proven that the Sphinx’s erosion came mainly from rainfall before the area became a desert, it is at least 7, 000 – 9, 000 years old with some believing it could even be older than that.
In 1875, fabrication of the copper and steel Statue of Liberty Construction in Paris was begun in Paris France. Ten years later, in 1885, the 46 meters [151 feet 1 inch] high statue was completed. It weighed 225 tons upon completion. This same year, the completed statue was disassembled and shipped to New York.
Statue of Liberty. Assembled in Paris.
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The Statue of Liberty in Paris, 1886. Beautiful photograph, and really cool to see this bit of history!
I suppose you are wondering what blows my mind about this photo of the statue of Liberty in Paris in 1886. Well, many things, actually. When we look at the size of the statue today, it seems rather diminutive (Compared to NYC's soaring skyline), but look at it in context, compared to the buildings of its day. Oh, and how cool is it that France - the country we have reviled since September 11th - gave us our most iconic landmark? ~Leah Marie Brown
Old photos of the #Statue of #Liberty standing in #Paris were extraordinarily surreal In science fiction filmdom, the destruction of the Statue of Liberty is merely a sign that the carnage is chugging along at a steady tack. But reality provides some equally strange views of Lady Liberty, particularly when she was under construction in Paris during the mid-1880s. Here are some curious photographs of this iconic Statue in various states of disarray.
This B-17 took a direct flak hit in the waist over Debrecen, Hungary which killed three crewmen and wounded two others. Threatening to come apart in mid-air the pilot nursed it home to a safe landing, but the weakened fuselage collapsed on touchdown.
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B-17 took a direct hit over Derbecen, Germany. 3 crewman lost their lives.
This B-17 took a direct flak hit in the waist over Debrecen, Hungary which killed three crewmen and wounded two others. Threatening to come apart in mid-air the pilot nursed it home to a safe landing, but the weakened fuselage collapsed on touchdown. --my grandpa was a bombardier in a B17 over Hungary, and I've been to Debrecen, double score!
1st Lt. Lawrence DeLancey managed to get his B-17 back to England after a direct hit by flak killed two of his crew over Cologne, Germany.
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A flying wreck
They made it back... B17 Europe 1944 bet you cant say the same for the nose gunner THEY DIDNT CALL EM FLYING FORTRESS'S FOR NOTHING
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A very young Babe Ruth.
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Ryukyu Islands Okinawa, Japan Yontan airfield AA against Japanese night raiders during WWII; F4Us Hell’s Belles squadron in fore.photo by T. Chorlest, 1945
Anti aircraft fire Japanese night raiders are greeted with a lacework of anti-aircraft fire by the Marine defenders of Yontan airfield, on Okinawa.
March 1945: Japanese night raiders are greeted with a lacework of antiaircraft fire by the U.S. Marine defenders of Yontan airfield, on Okinawa during World War II. In the foreground are Marine Corsair fighter planes of the "Hells Belles" squadron standing silhouetted against the sky.
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Vasily Zaitsev. Doesn't Look like Jude Law to me....
Vasily zaitsev great Russian sniper at the battle of Stalingrad depicted in the movie enemy at the gates made from book by David l. Robbins war of the rats.
Vasili Zaitsev was a Soviet sniper and a Hero of the Soviet Union during World War II. Between 10 November and 17 December 1942, during the Battle of Stalingrad, he killed 225 soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht and other Axis armies, including 11 enemy snipers.
Russian soldier Vasily Zaytsev posing with his Mosin-Nagant sniper rifle, Stalingrad, Russia, Oct 1942 | World War II Database
WWII: Vasily Zaytsev with his Mosin Nagant Sniper Rifle //
What many do not realize is that at the height of WWII, we had 5 AIRBORNE DIVISIONS; the 82nd-the "All Americans", 101st-the "Screaming Eagles", 11th-the "Angels" of the Los Banos POW rescue, 13th-the "Unicorns" and 17th-"Thunder from Heaven"--- more combat power than the 172,000 "person" marine corps bureaucracy of today that yields us but 2 and a half land-locked divisions, only a mere 3 puny battalions forward-deployed.....scattered piecemeal around the world limited to influencing only what
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C47 Airborne drop
What many do not realize is that at the height of WWII, we had 5 AIRBORNE DIVISIONS; the 82nd-the "All Americans", 101st-the "Screaming Eagles", 11th-the "Angels" of the Los Banos POW rescue, 13th-the "Unicorns" and 17th-"Thunder from Heaven"
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Robert Capa renowned war photographer and his love affair with Ingrid Bergman are portrayed in the novel 'Seducing Ingrid Bergman' by Chris Greenhalgh. Capa is known for his daring photographs on Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944.
1944. 6 Juin. Robert Capa - DDay
Robert Capa - Landing at Normandy (World War II)
Robert Capa D Day
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Allied forces arriving in Normandy, France, on D-Day, June 6, 1944. #WorldWarII #WWII #WW2 #history #DDay #Normandy #France #military
World War II - American troops approaching Omaha Beach, during the Invasion of Normandy on D-Day, 6 June 1944
D DAY on the 6th June in 1944, 156,000 troops from the UK, US, Canada, Free France and Norway took part in one of the largest amphibious invasions in history. We live in Normandy & it is still very much alive here ! The French suffered so badly after 4 years of occupation & unfortunately much damage was done locally. But they were now free !
The view from the first wave of landing craft heading for Omaha Beach. This was the most fiercely contested of all the beaches in the Normandy landings, with defences that had been relatively unscathed by Allied bombing and German reinforcements inland not far from the beach. #wwii
Walter Rosenblum - D Day Rescue, Omaha Beach, 1944
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d day | Day Landing at Normandy Beach, 1944″- Walter Rosenblum
D Day Rescue, Omaha Beach, 1944. WWII
On This Day in History: D-Day
airborne on D-Day
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Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe, artillery commander of the 101st Airborne Division, gives his various glider pilots last minute instructions before the take-off on D - Day, WWII
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Commander of the 101st Airborne Division talks to the paratroopers on the eve of Operation Overlord, AKA D-Day.
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#wwII - Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 82nd Airborne paratroopers prepare to jump before dawn over Normandy, France, on D-Day, June 6, 1944. [AP-US Army Signal Corps] fayobserver.com
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D Day 1944 General Dwight D. Eisenhower quote. WWII
USS Hornet - Doolittle Raid - April 1942
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USS Hornet launches B-25 on Doolittle Raid 18 Apr 1942 #WW2
Fourth Division Marines begin an attack from the beach on Iwo Jima, as another boatload of men is disgorged onto the beach by an LCVP, 16 February 1945. After 36 days of fighting, the U.S. finally overtook Iwo Jima, at a cost of the lost of 3,600 U.S. marines.
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Men of the US 4th Marines rushing out of their landing craft for Iwo Jima landing beach, 19 Feb 1945; note LVT burning in right center
Fourth Division Marines begin an attack from the beach on Iwo Jima, as another boatload of men is disgorged onto the beach by an LCVP. Note the amphibious tractor (LVT) burning in the right center, and men taking cover ashore. -February 19, 1945
Slavery Underground Railroad. Powerful image
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Mans inhumanity to man.
Slavery Underground Railroad.. you cant forget the past, in order to move on. that goes for both blacks, whites, indians ETC.
Photo by James Nachtwey
911 World Trade Center Terrorism New York Disaster photo essay Time magazine
1.7M sqft Seattle Boeing B-17 bomber plant hidden beneath a hollywood set designer's "fake" suburban community
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Reclaimed lumber from an old Seattle Boeing plant is up for grabs?! Wish I lived closer. Great article about the history of the plant too!
After December 7, 1941 the Lockheed and Boeing aircraft factories along the West Coast were put under netting to try and hide them from Japanese aircraft attack. The Boeing plant went even further with fake houses and trees over the factory.
Aerial view of the Seattle Boeing plant from 2500 feet under camouflage to hide it from bombers. They built fake homes, trees, and roads on top of it. WWII.
In WWII, a fake neighbourhood was built on top of a Seattle Boeing factory. Built almost entirely from plywood and cardboard - with trees made from chicken wire and painted burlap - the town looked convincing enough from the air to hide the factory from any bombers flying by. Factory workers took a series of secret tunnels through fake cafes and shops to get to the factory each morning. This Boeing Plant built nearly 7,000 Flying Fortresses while being camouflaged by this fake neighborhood!
B-52 OVER B-17.. Torch passing?
B-52 OVER B-17 The major heavy bomber of the cold war with one of three major heavy bombers of the 2nd world war.
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The first big raid by the 8th Air Force was on a Focke Wulf (a German manufacturer of civil and military aircraft before and during World War II) plant at Marienburg. 1943, exact date shot unknown.
US Army Airforce B-17 bombing run
A B17 "Flying Fortress" of the 8th Air Force after a bombing raid on the Focke Wulf factory at Marienburg, Germany; WWII (1943)
8th Air Force B-17 Bombs German Airfield #WWII #History
Abandoned ship, in the sea, until it decays