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World War II SitesMemorial liberation d'Angers - Prunier,France

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at the end of the railway bridge now pedestrianized. au bout du pont de chemin de fer devenu pieton aujourd'hui.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 9/19/2017

last visited: 9/19/2017

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World War II SitesSpigot Mortar site - White Hart Street - Thetford, Norfolk

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Site of a 5in Spigot Mortar from WWII on White Hart Street, Thetford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWWII Coastal Artillery School - The Great Orme, Llandudno, Wales.

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WWII Coastal Artillery School - Way below the Marine Drive, on the south-western shelf near the west shore, of the Great Orme, are the remains of the Royal Artillery Coastal Gunnery School. Llandudno, North Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2017

last visited: 9/17/2017

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World War II SitesSecond World War Bunker - Chester, UK

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This information board marks the location of a World War II Railway Emergency Control Room next to Chester Railway Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFlandernbunker, Kiel, Germany

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Der Bunker wurde ab 1943 zum Schutz von 750 Personen gebaut *** The bunker was built in the year 1943 for the protection of 750 person

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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World War II SitesCharles de Gaulle in Exile - Frognal, Hampstead, London, UK

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This black plaque, erected by the Hampstead Plaque Fund, advises that Charles de Gaulle "lived in this house" during the Second World War. The house is attached to a building on the north west side of Frognal in the London suburb of Hampstead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNorwegian Government in Exile - Prince's Gate, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque indicates that the building, to which it is attached, was "Headquarters of the Norwegian Government-in-Exile located here 1940 - 1945". The building, on the south side of Prince's Gate is Kensington House North.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLe tunnel de Saint Rimay - France

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Abri du train d’Hitler lors de l'entrevue à Montoire, le tunnel de Saint-Rimay a accueilli un quartier général de l'armée. Aboard the Hitler train during the interview in Montoire, the tunnel of Saint-Rimay hosted a headquarters of the Führer's army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Centre, France

date approved: 8/5/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKensal Green Cemetery - Harrow Road, London, UK

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This plaque was erected to commemorate those whose graves and monuments were destroyed during enemy action in the Second World War. The plaque is in the southern colonnade of the Anglican Chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMemorial Maquisard - Mont Gerbier de Jonc, France

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A memorial for the maquisards. Un mémorial pour les maquisards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 8/2/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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World War II SitesWagon souvenir - Les Milles, Aix en Provence, Paca, France

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"Wagon du Souvenir" de la déportation vers Auschwitz via Drancy de 2 000 hommes, gemmes et enfants juifs en 1942

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 8/1/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesForteresse de Mimoyecques, Landrethun-le-Nord, Pas-de-Calais, France

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[FR] La Forteresse de Mimoyecques, surnommée également le "canon de Londres" imaginés par Hitler. [EN] The Mimoyecques' Fortress is one of the most impressive edifices imagined by Hitler.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 7/24/2017

last visited: 7/23/2017

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World War II SitesRAF Carew Cheriton - Carew, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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RAF Carew Cheriton is a former Royal Air Force airfield of Coastal and Training Command. First opened in August 1915 for Airships. Re-commissioned in 1939 to 1945. Currently a Control Tower Museum' Located at Carew, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: 7/30/2017

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World War II SitesBozeman Armory - Bozeman, MT

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The Bozeman Armory was one of a great many built in the U.S. as an immediate response to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on December 7, 1941, "A day which will live in infamy".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/11/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSaint Paul's School - Hammersmith (London), UK

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This location where the school relocated in 1884 became the headquarters of the British Home Forces in July 1940 and the headquarters of the XXI Army Group under the command of General, later Field-Marshal, Bernard Montgomery in July 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/6/2017

last visited: 7/19/2017

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World War II SitesOllerupBunker

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Bunkeren blev bygget (støbt) i januar 1944. De tyske tropper havde på det tidspunkt været på skolerne i to måneder. Formålet med bunkeren var at være beskyttelsesrum for de tyske soldater under luftalarmer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Svendborg

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

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World War II Sites"Drachenzähne" of Westwall - Aachen Urban Region, NRW, D

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The "Drachenzähne" or Dragon's teeth are tank obstacles which are part of the german "Westwall" in WW II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/3/2017

last visited: 3/28/2010

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World War II SitesNaval Station - Key West, FL

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Now used mainly by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. It is now part of Naval Air Station Key West, but piers not used as much as before.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Florida

date approved: 6/26/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBunker n°8

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This is the Bunker n° 8 from the strongpoint Olang - Rasen/Antholz. Inside the bunker is located a small museum. Here You can make guided tours in and arround the n8bunker and arround the strongpoint of Olang-Rasen. The strongpoint have 19 bunkers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member n8bunker

location: Trentino–Alto Adige , Italy

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMuseo dello Sbarco - Catania, Italy

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This unusual museum is dedicated to a dramatic chapter in modern history, written in Sicily in the summer of 1943. This cultural space pays homage to those who fell in the Battle of Sicily, but also provides a lesson of peace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKrematorium Richard / Crematorium Richard - Litomerice (North Bohemia)

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On the west boundary of town Litomerice is located monument one of many German Nazi' atrocities from WWII period - former crematorium built to facilitate the disposal of the bodies from the Richard mines & Litomerice forced labour concentration camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/14/2017

last visited: 4/22/2017

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World War II SitesCamp Tulelake - Tulelake National Wildlife Refuge - Tulelake, CA

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Camp Tulelake was erected in the 1930s by the CCC and then converted into a POW camp to detain Italian and German POWs as well as 'disloyal' Japanese Americans during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTulelake Segregation Center - Newell, CA

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A historical marker highlights the Tulelake Segregation Center, a WWII internment camp for Japanese Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPage Field Army Airfield, Fort Myers, Florida

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Located in Fort Myers just east of Hwy. US 41/ SR 45.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LB'sTeam

location: Florida

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 2/21/2017

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World War II SitesLe vallon des martyrs - Saint-Avertin, Centre

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[FR]Plaque commémorative pour des Résistants exécutés par la Gestapo durant la seconde guerre Mondiale. [EN] commemorative tablet for Resistance fighters executed by the Gestapo during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre, France

date approved: 1/29/2017

last visited: 2/5/2017

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