All posts tagged world war 2

Taranto Harbour, Italy 1940

1st-ever air-dropped torpedo attack in harbour: 1 Italian battleship sunk & 2 crippled; only 2 British planes shot down.

Source: @RealTimeWWII

Silvertown, London Docklands 1940

London Blitz: two Dornier 217 flying over the Silvertown area of London’s Docklands. Fires have started near the Beckton Gasworks. West Ham greyhound track is near the centre of the picture.

Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

Kiel Harbour 1941


Stallingborough Artillery Bunkers

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Auschwitz, Oswiecim, Poland