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World War II Sites7th and 79th Armored Division, Sint Joost, Netherlands

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Memorial for the victims of the 7th and 79th Armored Divisionon on 20 and 21 january 1945

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Netherlands

date approved: 11/11/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPalazzo Reale - Pisa, Italia

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The Palazzo Reale is an historical house in Pisa that today houses the Museo Nazionale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 11/9/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBrigadier Lescrenier, Sint Martens Voeren, Limburg, Belgium

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The Monument to Brigadier Lescrenier in Sint-Martens-Voeren is placed on the spot where he was killed on 10 May 1940 as the first Belgian victim in the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 10/21/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHiroshima Peace Memorial Museum - Hiroshima, Japan

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The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is a museum located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, in Hiroshima, Japan, dedicated to documenting the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hiroshima, Japan

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHiroshima Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima, Japan

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Koen) is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hiroshima, Japan

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAtomic Bomb Dome - Hiroshima, Japan

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The Atomic Bomb Dome also known as Genbaku Dome, A-Bomb Dome or Hiroshima Peace Memorial, is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hiroshima, Japan

date approved: 10/14/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesGeul Linie Kazemat 7, Mechelen, Netherlands

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This is Casemate 7 of the Geul-Line. This casemate of type S-3 was part of the delay line of the Dutch Geul-Line

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Netherlands

date approved: 10/13/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLiberation Route Europe, Mesch, Netherlands

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Early in the morning on 12th September 1944, approximately three months after the Normandy landings, the American 30th Infantry Division, nicknamed 'Old Hickory', crossed the Belgian border into the Netherlands just above Visé.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Netherlands

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFlakbunker Wilhelmsburg - Hamburg, Germany

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[GER] Flakbunker Wilhelmsburg - Hamburg, Germany [ENG] Flakbunker Wilhelmsburg - Hamburg, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kladings

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 9/20/2018

last visited: 7/21/2013

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World War II SitesDe Brug, Vroenhoven, Riemst, Limburg, Belgium

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Here on this spot WW II started for Belgium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWarden Point Battery - Warden Point, Kent

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World War 2 sea defences at Warden Point on the Isle of Sheppey. The pillboxes have fallen in to the sea due to the eroding coastline on the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/4/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAnti-Tank Buoys - Leysdown-on-Sea, Kent

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WWII anti-tank obstacles (buoys) at Leysdown Coastal Park, Leysdown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBorne Voie de la Liberté - Saint-Servan (Saint-Malo), France

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[FR] Libérée le 17 août 1944, les Allemands avaient fortifié la cité d'Aleth, une des composantes de la "Forteresse Saint-Malo". [EN] Liberated on 17 August 1944, where the Germans occupied the powerfully armed city fortress.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMémorial 39/45 - Saint-Malo, France

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[FR] Le Mémorial 39/45 est un musée dédié à l'histoire de l'occupation allemande de Saint-Malo durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. [EN] This museum is located in the bunker of a German anti-air gun complex, built inside an old French fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesType 22 Pillbox - Holwell, Leicestershire

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A type 22 pillbox on Landyke Lane, Holwell, at the entrance to the Lake View Fishing Complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHome Guard Observation Post - Whissendine Windmill - Whissendine, Rutland

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The windmill at Whissendine was used as a Home Guard lookout during WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesType 22 Pillbox - Whissendine, Rutland

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Anti aircraft searchlight battery & pillbox, near Whissendine, Rutland. Second World War Type 22 hexagonal pillbox with brick outer skin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLaunchpad for D-Day Landings - Eisenhower Pier, Bangor, Northern Ireland.

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From here started the long hard march to allied victory - This location was the gathering area for 30,000 American troops who sailed to arrive at the beaches of Normandy on 6th June 1944. Located at end of Eisenhower Pier, Bangor, Northern Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: 8/17/2018

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World War II SitesType 22 Pillbox - Welby, Leicestershire

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Anti aircraft searchlight battery & pillbox, near Welby, Leicestershire. Second World War Type 22 hexagonal pillbox with brick outer skin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesType 22 Pillbox - Leesthorpe, Rutland

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Anti aircraft searchlight battery & pillbox, near Leesthorpe, Rutland. Second World War Type 22 hexagonal pillbox with brick outer skin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesStützpunkt Rotenstein - Vazon Bay, Guernsey

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During the German occupation of Guernsey the headland of Vazon Bay was designated a Stützpunkt (strong point) and had a number of fortifications.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/17/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLanding Of Liberating Forces - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This memorial stone on the harbour wall commemorates the site that British forces landed on Guernsey to liberate the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: never

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World War II Sites97 Bomber Squadron, Bassenge, Liège, Belgium

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ROYAL AIR FORCE LANCASTER ED923 OF-V 97 BOMBER SQUADRON BASSENGE 9 JUILLET 1943 IN MEMORIAM

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Liège, Belgium

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesType 24 Pillbox - Market Drayton, UK

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This pillbox was built in 1940 as part of a stop line and was intended to defend both the Newcastle Road and Shropshire Union Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesParc des Blockhaus, Lagord

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[FR] Découvrez le parc de Blockhaus du château du Clavier dans la commune de Lagord. [EN] Discover the Blockhaus Park of the Clavier Castle in the town of Lagord.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: France

date approved: 7/4/2018

last visited: 7/4/2018

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