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06-03-2013

After years of set backs and lack of funding restoration was put on hold. On this day the truck was started and drove out of storage for the first time since 04-04-2005. 57 more words

22 April 1944

Sergeant Carl Weinke and Private First Class Ernest Marjoram, Signal Corps cameramen, wading through stream while following infantry troops in forward area during invasion at a beach in New Guinea. 214 more words

Germany

Bombardment of Rouen April 1944

April 1944, could undoubtable be seen as one of Rouen’s darkest hours.  70 years ago to the day saw the beginning of the bombardment of Rouen by the allies; Rouen under the stronghold of the Germans broke as 6000 shells rained down from the sky. 239 more words

Rouen

Roll of Honour - Cemeteries by country. United Kingdom updated

Owing to the dire TV on over Easter Sunday, I am pleased to announce that all of the grave details have now been added to the United Kingdom section of the Cemeteries by country section of the Roll of Honour. 33 more words

General

21 April 1944

Four North American Mustang Mark IIIs (FB113 ‘QV-H’ nearest) of No. 19 Squadron Royal Air Force based at Ford, Sussex, flying in starboard echelon formation. The aircraft have been painted with white identity markings on the nose and wings to prevent mis-identification as Messerschmitt Bf 109s. 255 more words

Germany