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  • Battle of Somme, WW I, 1916

    Image ID
    FOT507978
    Caption
    Battle of Somme, WW I, 1916
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    Belgium; Flers-Courcelette; Courcelette; Somme; Picardie; France; Commonwealth; trees; covered; ice; snow; village; forces; captured; 1917; World War I; battle; costly; history; fighting; Europe; government; military; war; warfare; WWI; Western Front;...
  • 6.6.1944 Arromanches Mulberries

    Image ID
    FOT508189
    Caption
    6.6.1944 Arromanches Mulberries
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    4080 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    abandon; adventure; age; aged; aground; Allied; Allies; amphibious; Architecture; armed forces; army; Atlantic; Arromanches-les-Bains; barren; basin; battle; battlefield; beach; beached; bleak; build; city; commemorate; conflict; construction; D-Day;...
  • 6.6.1944 Omaha Beach Cemetery

    Image ID
    FOT528436
    Caption
    6.6.1944 Omaha Beach Cemetery
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    burial; burial ground; cemetery; Europe; fight; fighting; France; grave; history; invasion; memorial; monument; Normandie; Normandy; offense; Omaha Beach; Operation Overlord; religion; war; World War II; WW II; cross; Star of David; American Military...
    Description
    Crosses and Stars of David in the American Military Cemetery in Omaha Beach, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, with the beach in the background where Allied forces landed on D-Day, 6.6.1944, as part of Operation Overlord.
  • 25.8.1830 Brussels Opera House

    Image ID
    FOT530368
    Caption
    25.8.1830 Brussels Opera House
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    4080 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    doors; Theatre de la Monnaie; opera house; Brussels; Capital Region; Belgium; Europe; 25.8.1830; aria; "Amour sacree de la patrie"; opera; La muette de Portici; Auber; crowds; riot; Dutch; rule; revolution; Belgian; independence; Belgique;...
    Description
    Doors of Theatre de la Monnaie, the principal opera house of Brussels, Capital Region, Belgium, Europe. On 25.8.1830, an aria, "Amour sacree de la patrie" from the opera La muette de Portici by Daniel Auber, sent crowds streaming out through...
  • 2.9.1870 Sedan Fortress

    Image ID
    FOT532371
    Caption
    2.9.1870 Sedan Fortress
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    fort; fortress; Sedan; Champagne-Ardenne; France; Europe; surrender; Napoleon III; 1870; defeat; Prussian; armed forces; Otto Von Bismarck; Helmut Von Moltke; Franco-Prussian War; conflict; armed conflict; military; fortifications; ramparts; rampart;...
    Description
    Relic of Fortress of Sedan, Champagne-Ardenne, France, Europe, surrendered by Napoleon III of France on 2.9.1870 after defeat by the Prussian forces under Otto Von Bismarck and Helmut Von Moltke in the Franco-Prussian War.
  • 12.10.1915 Edith Cavell

    Image ID
    FOT542020
    Caption
    12.10.1915 Edith Cavell
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    Europe; Low Countries; Benelux; Belgium; Belgique; Capital Region; Brussel; Brussels; Bruxelles; Region Capitale; Schaerbeek; Schaarbeek; Enclos des Fusilles; health care; nurse; history; historic; historical; conflict; wars; World War I; WW I; Edith...
    Description
    Rose bushes grow over crosses at Enclos des Fusilles, a tiny cemetery for fallen resistance heroes, in Schaerbeek, Brussels, Capital Region, Belgium, Europe. On 12.10.1915, when this was the Tir National, or national rifle range, Edith Cavell was...
  • 11.7.1708 Oudenaarde Battlefield

    Image ID
    FOT546597
    Caption
    11.7.1708 Oudenaarde Battlefield
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    4080 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Schelde River; Ename; Oudenaarde; East Flanders; Flemish Region; Belgium; Europe; Low Countries; Benelux; Belgique; community; village; hamlet; environment; ecological; ecology; ecosystem; land; rural landscape; rural; history; historic; historical;...
    Description
    The Schelde River at Ename, Oudenaarde, East Flanders, Flemish Region, Belgium, Europe. In the decisive battle of 11.7.1708 between the British Allies (under John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, and Eugene of Savoy) and the French (led by Louis, Dauphin...
  • 26.5.1940 Dunkirk Harbor

    Image ID
    FOT548833
    Caption
    26.5.1940 Dunkirk Harbor
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    France; Europe; Pas-de-Calais; Nord-Pas-de-Calais; Dunkirque; Dunkirk; Dunkirk Harbor; port; harbor; basin; docks; dock; quay; quays; docked; pier; moor; safe haven; wharf; marinas; marina; water transportation; boats; boat; history; historic;...
    Description
    Dock in Dunkirk Harbor in Dunkirque, Pas-de-Calais, France, Europe, where between May 26 and June 4, 1940, British and Allied troops were evacuated to England under heavy bombardment by German forces.
  • 12.6.1916 Verdun Battlefield

    Image ID
    FOT613092
    Caption
    12.6.1916 Verdun Battlefield
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    WW I; remains; village; Douaumont; Verdun; Meuse; France; Europe; destroyed; French forces; Battle of Verdun; 1916; German Army; occupying; rolling; undulations; field; man-made; shell; craters; shells; fired; World War I; battle; wars; Western Front;...
    Description
    Remains of the village of Douaumont near Verdun, Meuse, France, Europe, destroyed by French forces during the World War I Battle of Verdun on 12.6.1916, to prevent the German Army from occupying it. The rolling undulations in the field are man-made...
  • 26.8.1346 Crecy Battlefield

    Image ID
    FOT613094
    Caption
    26.8.1346 Crecy Battlefield
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    Crecy-en-Ponthieu; Somme; Picardy; France; Europe; Picardie; Crecy; Cressy; history; historic; historical; conflict; war; battle; battlefield; invasion; conquest; invade; invader; invading; victory; triumph; triumphant; victorious; wars; Hundred Years...
    Description
    Battlefield of Crecy-en-Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France, Europe, where on 26.8.1346, English forces under Edward III and the Black Prince routed a much larger force of French, led by Philip VI of France.
  • 6.12.1846 San Pasqual Battlefield

    Image ID
    FOT613095
    Caption
    6.12.1846 San Pasqual Battlefield
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    battlefield; San Pasqual; US-Mexican War; 1846; General Stephen Kearny; Kit Carson; US Army; column; defeated; Mexican; regulars; General Don Andres Pico; conquest; California; North America; United States of America; USA; American West; American...
    Description
    Battlefield of San Pasqual from the US-Mexican War of 1846. On 6.12.1846, General Stephen Kearny, Kit Carson, and a US Army column defeated Mexican regulars under General Don Andres Pico here on the way to the US conquest of California.
  • 6.6.1944 Juno Beach Landing

    Image ID
    FOT615322
    Caption
    6.6.1944 Juno Beach Landing
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    age; aged; aground; Allied; Allies; amphibious; armed forces; army; Atlantic; bank; barren; battle; battlefield; beach; beached; bluff; bluffs; brave; break; cold; commemorate; conflict; courage; Courseulles-sur-Mer; D-Day; dawn; daybreak; death;...
    Description
    German beach obstacles and positions at the start of Operation Overlord on D-Day June 6 1944, on Juno Beach in Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, Europe. Juno Beach was the responsibility of Royal Canadian forces.
  • 16.11.1917 Paschendaele Battlefield

    Image ID
    FOT615323
    Caption
    16.11.1917 Paschendaele Battlefield
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    5100 x 4080 px
    Keywords
    Passendale; Leper; Ypres; West Flanders; Belgium; trees covered; ice; snow; village; Paschendaele; Canadian; forces; captured; 1917; World War I; battle; costly; history; historic; historical; fighting; trees; covered; Europe; government; military; war;...
    Description
    Line of trees covered with ice and snow in the village of Passendale, Leper, West Flanders, Belgium, called Paschendaele by the Canadians who captured it on 16.11.1917 in World War I. The battle was one of the costliest in history, yet no trace remains...
  • 17.12.1944 Malmedy-Baugnez

    Image ID
    FOT617243
    Caption
    17.12.1944 Malmedy-Baugnez
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Glinda Shipley
    Dimensions
    4080 x 5100 px
    Keywords
    Europe; Belgium; Belgique; Walloon Region; Liege; Malmedy-Baugnez; history; historic; historical; conflict; wars; World War II; WW II; Battle of the Bulge; Blitzkrieg; Third Reich; Allies; Allied; war; death; execution; massacre; genocide; war crimes;...
    Description
    The anonymous field at Malmedy-Baugnez, Liege, Belgium, Europe, where on 17.12.1944, the German SS murdered 83 American prisoners in cold blood. The atrocity was the subject of the Dachau Trial after the war, when Sepp Dietrich and Jurgen Piper, among...