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World War II SitesTyson Valley Powder Farm - St. louis County MO

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During WW II what is now St. Louis County Lone Elk Park was a munitions testing range. This tower was used for testing .50 caliber machine guns.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesJapanese Torpedos - US Naval Academy, Maryland

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This Japanese Torpedo is the largest enemy weapon of its kind encountered in World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMK14 Torpedo - Kingsland, GA

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A large WWII era torpedo that was left over from the war was donated to the Georgia State Department to be put on display here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/14/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWWII Gun Emplacements -- Angel's Gate Park, San Pedro CA

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Large artillery batteries installed at the former Fort MacArthur Army Base in San Pedro CA during WWII are part of Angel's Gate Park today

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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World War II SitesWWII pillbox -- AZ Overlook, Hoover Dam nr Boulder City NV

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A pillbox high on the hill protected Hoover Dam from the AZ side during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: 3/4/2016

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World War II SitesLa pointe Saint Gildas, Préfailles

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Les Allemands construisent de nouveaux blockhaus pour renforcer la protection de l'estuaire de la Loire. Le site de la pointe Saint-Gildas est l'un d'eux. The Germans are building new bunkers to strengthen the protection of the Loire estuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 4/6/2016

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World War II SitesMather Air Depot - Sacramento Co CA

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A navigator training base for over 50 years. It is written about in Wikipedia, Facebook, etc.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCastle Air Station - Atwater (Merced Co.) CA

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A supply depot during WW II, named for BG Wm. F Castle, who led bombing missions over Europe and died as a result of one in 1944. Castle was later known as a Strategic Air Command base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: 4/28/2016

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World War II SitesThe Bridge of Remagen - Remagen - RLP - Germany

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The Bridge of Remagen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: 8/30/2014

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World War II SitesLos Angeles City Limits crash site - World War II - [Traînou - Centre - France]

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Le 7 janvier 1944, un bombardier B-24 D Liberator, le "Los Angeles City Limits" s'est écrasé à cet endroit. /// On 7th january 1944, a B-24 D Liberator bomber has crashed here, the "Los Angeles City Limits".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre, France

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: 4/13/2016

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World War II SitesBremen: Bunker C178

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Der Bunker C178 ist ein ehemaliger Werkluftschutzbunker auf dem Gelände der Großschiffswerft Bremer Vulkan. Er befindet sich unmittelbar am Tor Lobbendorf im Vegesacker Ortsteil Fähr-Lobbendorf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Karl mags

location: Bremen, Germany

date approved: 2/12/2016

last visited: 4/5/2016

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World War II SitesMusée du Mur de l'Atlantique, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

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[EN] The Todt battery is a German coastal battery from World War II located at Cap Gris-Nez. [FR] La batterie Todt est une batterie d'artillerie côtière allemande de la Seconde Guerre mondiale située au cap Gris-Nez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: 1/26/2016

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World War II SitesBorne Patton [Boigny-sur-Bionne]

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La voie de la Liberté est une voie commémorant la victoire des Alliés et la libération de la France. /// Liberty Road is the commemorative way marking the route of the Allied forces from D-Day in June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre, France

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: 1/20/2016

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World War II SitesFort McHenry - Baltimore, MD

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During WWII, Fort McHenry was used as a training ground for the US Coast Guard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: 9/21/2012

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World War II SitesKrakow Ghetto - Krakow, Poland

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The Kraków Ghetto was one of five major, metropolitan Jewish ghettos created by Nazi Germany in the new General Government territory during the German occupation of Poland in World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: 6/15/2013

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World War II SitesSchindler Factory - Krakow, Poland

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Krakow’s fabled Oskar Schindler's Factory of Enameled Vessels ‘Emalia’ has been turned into a modern museum devoted to the wartime experiences in Krakow under the five-year Nazi occupation during the World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Małopolskie, Poland

date approved: 11/25/2015

last visited: 6/15/2013

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World War II SitesHoward Street Bunker, Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

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This reinforced concrete (semi-underground) bunker is a remnant of the preparedness of Australia against eminent attack from the Japanese in World War II, found in almost suburban Coffs Harbour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 9/30/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLa voie de la Liberté - Chartres, France

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[FR] La voie de la Liberté est une voie commémorant la libération de la France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. [EN] Liberty Road is the commemorative way marking the victorious route of the Allies, after D-Day in June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 9/7/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPanzerwerk Katzenkopf

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German Panzerwerk Katzenkopf

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kpt. Davy Jones

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 9/4/2015

last visited: 9/6/2015

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World War II SitesStützpunkt XXXVIIH - Wassenaar, Netherlands

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At the Wassenaarseslag the Germans built a base, Stützpunkt XXXVIIH.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Sites'Stopline' - A281 Shalford Road, Shalford, Surrey, GU 4 8BU

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Remnants of a WWII GHQ 'stopline' roadblock alongside the Shalford Road, immediately south of the Seahorse Public House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDieppe Raid, Dieppe, Haute-Normandie, France

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Operation Jubilee, was an Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Haute-Normandie, France

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWeapon Droppings Area - Hezingen NL

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Information board shows where weapon droppings took place during WWII for the Dutch Resistance. The site is near the hamlet Hezingen, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBlockhaus DY10 - Nantes, France

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[FR] L'ouvrage sert à abriter les troupes allemandes et les ouvriers travaillant sur les Chantiers Dubigeon tout proches. [EN] The structure sheltered German troops and workers from the neighboring shipyards during aerial bombardements.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: 11/13/2015

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World War II SitesMcClellan Air Depot -- Sacramento CA

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McClellan was a supply depot to the Pacific area during WWII. It was significant as a "citizens at home" effort to support the allied effort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2015

last visited: never

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