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World War II SitesLaurinburg-Maxton Airbase - Glider Training Facility, Laurinburg, NC

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“Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base. Home of the First Troop Carrier Command, Laurinburg-Maxton was activated August 28, 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/21/2014

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World War II SitesPill Box - Harbour Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire, UK

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Along the walk to Lydney Harbour is this pill box overlooking the Severn estuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFena Cave Massacre Site

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This waymark is the site of one of many caves of the massacre perpetrated by the Japanese near the end of WWII. It is located on the Naval Magazine and requires escort access with the exception of the annual remembrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 8/11/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWar Museum Bastogne - Belgium

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The new museum route of Bastogne War Museum offers a modern memorial center and interactive context of the causes, events and consequences of the Second World War through the prism of the Battle of the Bulge. An impressive experience.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member koetje1977

location: Luxembourg, Belgium

date approved: 8/11/2014

last visited: 5/30/2014

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World War II SitesAsan Beach

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Primary invasion site of United States Marines for the Battle of Guam on July 21, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 8/2/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesResistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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The remains of an old gun emplacement have been included in the wall of the Tourist Information Centre as a reminder of the fact Jersey was occupied by German forces during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation. Jardres. France

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Ligne de démarcation de la seconde guerre mondiale

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: 6/28/2014

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World War II SitesPalazzo della Mercanzia - Bologna, Italy

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The Palazzo della Mercanzia, also called the Loggia dei Mercanti or Palazzo del Carrobbio, is located in the homonymous square on the city of Bologna. It was damage by an aerial bomb and later restored to his original condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesOsea Island Pill Box, River Blackwater, Essex.

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Overlooking the approaches to Maldon, this pill box is in good condition protected by the sea wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDutch Pyramide group shelter, The Netherlands

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A Dutch Pyramide group shelter neur the town of 'Breukelen'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: 8/14/2014

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World War II SitesHeldenplatz - Vienna, Austria

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On March 15, 1938, Adolf Hitler made a speach here announcing the Anschluss (annexation of Austria) to Nazi Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 5/26/2014

last visited: 7/6/2014

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World War II SitesLeach Lane Pill Boxes

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A pair of well-preserved pill boxes in the north of St Annes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member and1969

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesGUNS OF BORA BORA

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Gun batteries that protected the harbor of BORA BORA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb

location: French Polynesia

date approved: 5/5/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPonte Di Mezzo - Pisa, Italy

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This bridge over the river Arno is located in the center of the city of Pisa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/17/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPalazzo Pretorio - Pisa, Italy

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Praetorian Palace is located on the Lungarno in the city of Pisa, was partially destroyed by bombing and then rebuilt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 4/16/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLeaning Tower of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

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During World War II, the Allies discovered that the Germans were using the tower as an observation post. A U.S. Army sergeant sent to confirm the presence of German troops in the tower decided to spare it from destruction because of his beauty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/10/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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World War II SitesExecutieoord Rieme-Oostakker

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Het Executieoord Rieme-Oostakker is de plaats in de Gentse deelgemeente Oostakker waar 66 verzetsstrijders tussen 19 januari 1943 en 24 augustus 1944 door de Duitse bezetter werden geëxecuteerd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RHCV

location: Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 3/10/2014

last visited: 3/10/2014

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World War II SitesColonna di Santa Felicita - Florence, Italy

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This XIV century granite column raised as an offering of thanks for a victory in a battle, according to the historical marker it was severely damaged by the retreating German troops and was later restored and put back in its place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPalazzo di Parte Guelfa - Florence, Îtaly

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The Palazzo di Parte Guelfa (also called Palagio di Parte Guelfa) is a historical building in Florence, it was damaged by German bombs in August 1944 and subsequently restored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHôtel Lutetia - Paris, France

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[FR] L'hôtel a été occupé par l'Abwehr, qui y installe son quartier général. [EN] The hotel was requisitioned by the Abwehr (counter-espionage), and used to house, feed, and entertain the officers in command of the occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCPR Angus Shops - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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CPR Angus Shops is located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/24/2014

last visited: 7/31/2014

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World War II SitesBurgtheater - Vienna, Austria

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The Imperial Theater opened on March 14, 1741 and moved to this building in 1888. On March 12, 1945 the theatre was largely destroyed in a bombing raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: 7/7/2014

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World War II SitesWeingut I - Lk. Mühldorf am Inn, Bayern, Germany

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Die gigantische Ruine des Flugzeugbunkers "Weingut I".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/12/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKanonen i Nes, Faroe Islands

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(da) Kanonen i Nes - gammel engelsk kanonstilling fra 2. verdenskrig. (en) The cannon i Nes - Old English gunnery position from WW2.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ulven7470

location: Faroe Islands

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: 2/8/2014

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World War II Sites"Skansin" - Thorshavn Faroe Islands

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Skansin - Torshavn, Faroe Islands - British HQ during occupation of the Faroe Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ulven7470

location: Faroe Islands

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: 2/5/2014

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