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World War II SitesWhitefield's Tabernacle - Tottenham Court Road, London, UK

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The original building was constructed in 1756 as Whitefield's Tabernacle. It was struck by the last German V2 rocket to fall on London on Palm Sumday 1945. The replacement building was built in 1957 and became the American Church in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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World War II Sitespointe de Suzac - Saint Georges de Didonne,France

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One of the links in the Atlantic wall. un des maillons du mur de l'Atlantique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 8/1/2015

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World War II SitesPlage du Dramont - Saint Raphael,France

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La plage du Dramont

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 11/22/2016

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World War II SitesThe Petschek Palace - Praha, Czech republic

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The Petschek Palace (in Czech Petschkuv palác or Peckárna) is a neoclassicist building in Prague. It was the headquarters of Gestapo for the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in 1939 - 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux - Caen, France

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[FR] En 1944, cette église est atteinte par un obus visant une colonne de chars allemands qui stationnait à proximité. [EN] In 1944, the church was hit by a shell aimed a column of German tanks which was parked in the vicinity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAbbaye aux Hommes - Caen (Normandie), France

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[FR] Pendant la bataille de Caen, le lycée est transformé en centre d'accueil de la défense passive. [EN] During the Normandy Landings, inhabitants of Caen found refuge in the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLincoln Memorial Tower - Westminster Bridge Road, London, UK

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Christ Church was completed in 1876 at a cost of £60,000 which also included a tower and spire, paid with American contributions, as a memorial to Abraham Lincoln. The tower is all that remains of the original building due to bombing during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Gilles - Caen, France

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[FR] Détruite en 1944, seuls des vestiges ont été maintenus sur le site aménagé en jardin public. [EN] Destroyed in 1944, the vestiges have been kept within a public park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesJuno Beach - Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

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[FR] Juno Beach est le nom de code d'une des principales plages du débarquement allié en Normandie le 6 juin 1944. [EN] Juno Beach was one of five beaches of the Allied invasion of German occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPegasus Bridge - Bénouville, France

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[FR] Pegasus Bridge (pont Pégase) est le nom qu'a reçu après les opérations du 6 juin 1944, pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale le pont de Bénouville [EN] It was a major objective of the British airborne troops during Operation Deadstick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSt. Paul's Cathedral -- City of London, UK

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St Paul's cathedral became a potent symbol of the indomitable British will during the Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: 11/5/2016

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World War II SitesChrist Church Greyfriars - City of London, UK

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Christ Church Greyfriars, destroyed by German bombing of London during the Blitz, is preserved as a ruin to recall that awful time at the start of WWII and the heroism of the people who lived through it

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: 11/2/2016

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World War II SitesSt. Alban's Church Tower -- Wood Street, City of London, UK

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The church tower of the former Anglican church of St Alban's on Wood Street is all that remains after the London Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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World War II SitesSt Lawrence Jewry -- Guildhall Yard, City of London, UK

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The historic marker for the Anglican Church of St Lawrence Jewry, the official church of the Lord Mayor of London, which was destroyed by German bombing in 1940

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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World War II SitesTiefbunker Steintorwall - Hamburg, Germany

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(DE) Tiefbunker Steintorwall neben/unter dem Hamburger Hauptbahnhof. (EN) Tiefbunker Steintorwall next to / under the Hamburg main station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 10/23/2016

last visited: 11/24/2016

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World War II SitesLAA gun emplacement - RAF Harrowbeer -Yelverton, Devon

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Anti-Aircraft gun positions in the fighter pens at RAF Harrowbeer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCircular pillbox - RAF Harrowbeer - Devon

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A circular pillbox at RAF Harrowbeer, Devon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDover Harbour -- Dover, Kent, UK

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Dover Harbour, from where many small boats set out to rescue stranded British and Commonwealth troops from the beaches of Dunkirk, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: 7/23/2016

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World War II SitesCanadian Car & Foundry - Thunder Bay, Ontario

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Canadian Car & Foundry was the main plant of Canada's largest manufacturer during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesRuins of St. George's Church -- Canterbury, Kent, UK

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St. George's Church stood in the center of Canterbury near the cathedral for over 400 years, until it was destroyed by bombs dropped during German air raids that were part of the Baedecker Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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World War II SitesPlanning the Telemark Raid -- Chiltern Court, Westminster, London, UK

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During WWII, Norwegian saboteurs working with British Intelligence saved the world by planning the Telemark Raid from this small flat in the heart of London, preventing the Nazi nuclear program from making an atomic bomb

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: 9/26/2016

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World War II SitesLa Coupole - Helfaut - France

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[EN] A secret base in the heart of the history of the Second World War [FR] Une Base secrète au coeur de l'histoire de la seconde guerre mondiale

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: 9/4/2016

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World War II SitesRCAF Station Kingston - No. 31 & No. 14 Service Flying Training School - Kingston, Ontario

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The location is still active as the Kingston Airport (YGK), also known as Norman Rogers Airport in Kingston, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/17/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTinsley No 5 Lock - Sheffield, UK

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Canal Lock 5 on the outskirts of Sheffield, was severely damaged in air raid on the night of December 15th 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBunker, Borkum, Germany

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Ein gut erhaltener Bunker direkt am Wegesrand *** A well preserved bunker from WW II directly at the bicycle road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: 8/3/2016

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