75 years ago Operation Overlord started. Also know as D-day . The attack on the beaches of Normandy was the largest amphibic assault in history.
It ultimatly sealed the fait of Nazi Gemany en was the beginning of the libaration of Europe.
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Today, on May 14th , 1940 the German army bombed the centre of the city of Rotterdam. The Germans had invaded The Netherlands on the 10 th of May and had taken a large part of the country. However, on a few key locations, the under equipt Dutch army managed to put up some stiff resistance. One of th...
- 4 months ago
- Forum: Graphics, Multimedia, and more!
- Topic: Photography Thread
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Got myself a telescope and then had almost 2 months of cloud cover :banghead: :banghead: :banghead: Anyway, the last couple of days I've been looking at the moon. As the scope came with an smartphone adapter I tried to take some pic's but ran into some difficulty's . For one, it's almost impossible ...
- 5 months ago
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- Topic: Bonfire decide's on what it wants to be.....
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In The Netherlands it's a bit of a tradition to light bonfires at New year. Sometimes , rivalry between some neighborhoods drives this to epic levels. In particular the "battle" between Scheveningen and Duindorp is known for this, leading to several Guiness book records on the largest bonfire in the...