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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: never

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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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World War II SitesTown and Gown - Los Angeles, CA

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Town and Gown, a women's club on the USC campus, was originally built as an army barracks for soldiers in training during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWelcome to Coolidge Army Airfield sign

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Coolidge AAF had originally been designed by the War Department as a single-engine aircraft flight training school, however, the facility initially functioned as an auxiliary field for Williams AAF as Williams Auxiliary Field No. 3.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AnthemRose

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/15/2017

last visited: 3/8/2017

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World War II SitesPeking - New York, NY

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One of a few ships on display at the South Street Seaport Museum, partially located on Pier 16 in the East River. This ship served during WWI and WWII in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 6/3/2017

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World War II SitesSchloss St. Emmeram, Regensburg- Bavaria / Germany

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During WWII the "Wehrmacht-Kommandantur Regensburg" had its headquarter in this casle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 2/28/2017

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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: 2/27/2017

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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: 2/19/2017

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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: 1/4/2017

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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: 3/7/2017

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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: 1/4/2017

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