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World War II SitesLiberation Route Europe, Hattert, Netherlands

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Almost nothing is left of Hattert Castle. An unprecedented tank battle takes place in its vicinity between the end of September and mid-October 1944. First, an American armored division takes on the Germans. The weather conditions are harsh. Rain turns the battlefield into a large mud pool in which tanks can maneuver badly. The Americans suffer heavy losses. They are relieved by a British armored and infantry division. The castle is completely destroyed during the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 5/13/2019

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLiberation Route Europe, Venray, Netherlands

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October 1944, fierce battles are raging around the villages of Overloon and Venray. The Germans are using the Venray church tower, the Watchman over the Peel, as a lookout post. They can see the British forces slowly advancing with their tanks

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Netherlands

date approved: 5/13/2019

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSitz der Gestapo Trier - Trier, Germany

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Former Seat of the Gestapo Trier located at Christophstraße 1 in Trier, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/9/2019

last visited: never

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World War II SitesOperation Market Garden, Arnhem, Netherlands

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Market - an airborne assault to seize key bridges; laying a carpet of airborne troops. Garden - a ground attack moving over the seized bridges creating the salient. Target in Arnhem was the Arnhem road bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/5/2019

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKazemat Peelkanaal, Westerbeek, Netherlands

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Het Defensiekanaal of Peelkanaal werd in 1939 in de Peel gegraven

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 4/28/2019

last visited: never

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