Once part of a closed military district, Kuçovë airbase remains one of the largest military airfields in Albania despite the grounding of its ageing aircraft fleet in 2005. Many of these planes remain on site, neglected, to this day.
11th May 1945: Overhead view of the gaping hole in the deck of the USS 'Bunker Hill' after it was dive-bombed by two Japanese Kamikaze planes off the shores of Okinawa, Japan, during World War II. US soldiers stand near the smoking wreckage; 392 men were killed or remained missing, and 264 were wounded from the attack. The ship was sailing from Kyushu to aid in the US invasion of Okinawa. (Photo by US Navy/Getty Images)