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Stow Maries Aerodrome. Photos of Manchester's WWI 'unsung hero' tunnellers found. 17 September 2012Last updated at 13:20 ET The engineers' work led to "3,000 miles of passages beneath no-man's land" Unseen photos of Manchester's Edwardian sewer builders, who became known as the "First Moles" due to their WWI tunnel digging, have been found in the city.

Photos of Manchester's WWI 'unsung hero' tunnellers found

The workers took part in the first WWI missions after tunnelling was suggested as a way of attacking German trenches by Manchester's drainage contractor. The pictures, which were found in United Utilities' archives, show the engineers at work in the city in 1912. Rare Photos: Hitler's Bunker, Captured by LIFE Photographer. In April 1945, as Russian and German troops fought — savagely, street by street — for control of the German capital, it became increasingly clear that the Allies would win the war in Europe.

Rare Photos: Hitler's Bunker, Captured by LIFE Photographer

Not long after the two-week battle for Berlin ended, 33-year-old LIFE photographer William Vandivert was on the scene, photographing the city’s devastated landscape — and the eerie, almost unfathomable scene inside the bunker where Adolf Hitler spent the last months of his life; where he and Eva Braun were married; and where, just before war’s end, the two killed themselves. Between August 1940 and March 1945 American, Royal Air Force and Soviet bombers launched more than 350 air strikes on Berlin; tens of thousands of civilians were killed, and countless buildings — apartment buildings, government offices, military installations — were obliterated.

Vandivert, LIFE reported, “found almost every famous building [in Berlin] a shambles. 22 August 1940: German guns shell Dover. Battlefields - Remnants from second world war in Europe. Sergey_larenkov. Сто лет назад, в начале 1914 года мир жил привычной размеренной жизнью.


Ничто не предвещало беды. Достижение вершин технического прогресса, развитие науки и экономики сулили человечеству безмятежные и счастливые годы впереди. Начавшаяся 1 августа 1914 года Первая мировая война враз искалечила миллионы судеб, разрушила империи, привела страны к хаосу и революциям. Последующие десять лет кардинально изменили картину мира. День объявления войны Государем Императором. Сейчас, спустя столетие, мы забываем, как легко был разрушен казавшийся незыблемым прежний мир. Сохраняя память об ошибках прошлого, можно предотвратить их в будущем. "Война до полной победы" В преддверии юбилея начала Первой мировой войны я хочу предложить всем, кто интересуется историей принять участие в марафоне, названием которому предлагаю слова адмирала Макарова «Помни войну». Николай II сообщает об объявлении войны с балкона Зимнего дворца.

Принять участие просто. Скачать приложение можно здесь: Google Play и здесь: App store. Stiff Upper Lip. LA COUPOLE : World War II Museum and battlefield museum, tourism, North of France. How to get to go to the fortress mimoycques, V3 base, north Landrethun. Battery Todt Rates - Museum of the Atlantic Wall Audinghen - Cap Gris Nez. Presentation du blockhaus d'eperlecques. In January 1945, a sign would warn the inhabitants of Eperlecques about the danger you were exposing yourself to during theEnglish and American's bombing on the blockhaus. « Do not cross this limit, if the red flag is hoisted, bombing is coming, the area within a 500m radius is dangerous. » (According to Marcel Delaplace : Aerial activites in the sky between Watten and Eperlecques and above the region, 1939-1945) The R.A.F.

presentation du blockhaus d'eperlecques

And U.S.A.F.'s missions : to try out new bombs. The bombs's trials went from the 3rd of February to the 18th of July In January 2009, the Civil Security's bomb-disposal experts are on the blockhaus' roof. The Disney bomb was invented by Captain Terell from the Royal Navy. Designed to destroy hard-surfaced building, she would fall from 20 000 to 5 000 feets, height where its electronic ignition propeller was activated to reach the impact speed of 720m/s (which is more than Mach 2)