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In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings, 92 Denzil Cooper served in the Glider Pilot Regiment and flew as co-pilot of a Horsa glider transporting troops of the Ox and Bucks Light Infantry. L

In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings

In pictures: Veterans recall their roles in the D-Day landings, 92 Denzil Cooper served in the Glider Pilot Regiment and flew as co-pilot of a Horsa glider transporting troops of the Ox and Bucks Light Infantry. L

WWII - Europe: Fort Eben-Emael - Liege, Belgium

WWII - Europe: Fort Eben-Emael - Liege, Belgium

Emigration Records With an E: When Your Ancestors Left the Country

Emigration Records With an E: When Your Ancestors Left the Country

Fort Eben-Emael – Bassenge, Belgium | Atlas Obscura

Fort Eben-Emael – Bassenge, Belgium | Atlas Obscura

"Maastricht 2" one of Fort Eben-Emael's casemates.is an inactive Belgian fortress located between Liège and Maastricht, on the Belgian-Dutch border, near the Albert Canal. It was designed to defend Belgium from a German attack across the narrow belt of Dutch territory in the region. Constructed in 1931–1935, it was reputed to be impregnable and at the time, the largest in the world. The fort was successfully neutralized by glider-borne German troops (85 men] on 10 May 1940 during the WW

"Maastricht 2" one of Fort Eben-Emael's casemates.is an inactive Belgian fortress located between Liège and Maastricht, on the Belgian-Dutch border, near the Albert Canal. It was designed to defend Belgium from a German attack across the narrow belt of Dutch territory in the region. Constructed in 1931–1935, it was reputed to be impregnable and at the time, the largest in the world. The fort was successfully neutralized by glider-borne German troops (85 men] on 10 May 1940 during the WW

On 10 May 1940 78 paratroopers of the German 7th Flieger (later 1st Fallschirmjäger Division) landed on the fortress with DFS 230 gliders armed with special high explosives to attack the fortress and its guns. Most of the fort's defenses were lightly mann

On 10 May 1940 78 paratroopers of the German 7th Flieger (later 1st Fallschirmjäger Division) landed on the fortress with DFS 230 gliders armed with special high explosives to attack the fortress and its guns. Most of the fort's defenses were lightly mann

Little castle in Gulpen

Little castle in Gulpen

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