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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: 5/1/2012

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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: never

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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 Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: 3/30/2014

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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: never

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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: never

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World War II SitesUSS Iowa - San Pedro, CA

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The USS Iowa was recently decommissioned and now on display in the San Pedro Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesUSS Intrepid - New York, NY

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The retired USS Intrepid aircraft carrier is located in the Hudson River and is home to Space Shuttle Enterprise and a British Aways Concorde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 12/13/2013

last visited: 4/5/2014

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World War II SitesPont des Lions - Arles, France

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The Pont des Lions (Bridge of the Lions) in Arles was destroyed during World War II. In 2008 the pillars that remained were restored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

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

date approved: 12/13/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesEnola Gay - Chantilly, VA

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This is the aircraft the bombed Japan in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/8/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHouse of Blackheads - Riga, Latvia

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The House of Blackheads building was completely destroyed by the German forces on June 28, 1941. What now stands is a replica of the original building that was built in the 1990's after Latvia won its independence from the Soviet Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Latvia

date approved: 11/24/2013

last visited: 3/22/2014

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World War II SitesVienna Opera House - Vienna, Austria

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The Vienna Opera House was bombed and heavily damaged on March 12, 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 11/14/2013

last visited: 12/30/2013

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World War II SitesLe grand blockaus

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Magnifique blockaus sur la commune de batz sur mer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Corto-Maltese

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 11/11/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFresno Assembly Center

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The Fresno Assembly Center, on the Fresno Fairgrounds, was a temporary internment camp for Japanese-Americans during the middle of 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBody Of Our Lady & St. Nicholas Church – Liverpool, UK

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The main body of this 14th Century church was destroyed by incendiary bombs during an air raid in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: never

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World War II SitesIsland Farm - WW II - Hut 9 - Bridgend, Wales. Great Britain.

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Island Farm - A WWII Prisoner Of War camp - Today just one hut remains, a protected listed building 'Hut 9' where the largest escape from a POW camp in GB occurred. Located in Bridgend, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 1/1/2014

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation Bléré (Centre, France)

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Ligne délimitant la zone libre de la zone occupée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en France. La borne se situe au bord de la D52 à l'intersection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dragon ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 10/18/2013

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation Bléré (Centre, France)

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Ligne délimitant la zone libre de la zone occupée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en France. La borne se situe devant la propriété du 90 rue de la varenne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dragon ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 10/18/2013

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation Bléré (Centre, France)

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Ligne délimitant la zone libre de la zone occupée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en France. La borne se situe au croisement de la rue des canaux et de la rue du 18 juin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dragon ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 10/18/2013

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation Bléré (Centre, France)

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Ligne délimitant la zone libre de la zone occupée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en France. La borne se situe au croisement de la route du haut village

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dragon ball

location: Centre, France

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 10/18/2013

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