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World War II SitesNachtjägerflugplatz - Hailfingen, Germany, BW

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Outside of Hailfingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg existed the so-called 'Nachtjägerflugplatz'. This was a small airport for night fighters - combat aircrafts, which were in use at night. The remains can still be seen and there's an information board.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLeskovice massacre site - Leskovice, okres Pelhrimov, CZ

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Place of one of the last massacres that at the end of WWII was committed by the SS in Bohemia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/30/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSt Anne's Church - London, England, UK

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St Anne's Church was burned out during the blitz on September 24, 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: 10/27/2011

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World War II SitesCosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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This bunker, nicknamed "Cosy's Pillbox", was involved in the D-Day Invasion of 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 11/16/2014

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World War II SitesMulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, France

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From the top of the bluffs here in Arromanches, on Gold Beach, you can see 20 concrete structures in the surf; these are relics of the D Day Invasions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 12/5/2014

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World War II SitesWorld War II - Submarine Watch Tower - Ormond Beach, Florida, USA.

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The World War II Submarine Watch Tower. Erected in 1942, one of the few remaining, stands alongside the A1A one of Americas Scenic Byways at Ormond Beach, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: 10/15/2014

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World War II SitesBunker at parking place castle Falkenstein - France

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A bunker near the parking place form castle Falkenburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 10/12/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBase sous-marine de La Rochelle - Charente-Maritime, France

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[FR] La base sous-marine de La Rochelle est un immense blockhaus destiné à abriter la 3e flottille de U-boots de la Kriegsmarine. [EN] Under the Nazi Occupation of France, La Pallice was used as a U-boat base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/12/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLe Bunker - La Rochelle, France

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[FR] Ce musée est un ancien Bunker original construit durant la guerre 39-45 afin d'y loger les commandants des "U-Boote". [EN] The bunker, seat of the Admiral and his U-boat commanders was secretly built in 1941, in the center of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBuilding 122 - Oakland, CA

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A plaque about a historic site during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFlakturm VII G-tower - Vienna, Austria

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The Flakturm VII G-tower is a World War II flak tower that was built by the Luftwaffe in Augarten Park in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/4/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFunkmeßgerät Stellung Distelfink - Douvres-la-Délivrande, France

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This former Luftwaffe Radar Station is located in Douvres-la-Délivrande, France. The site is now home to a museum and bunkers at the site house some of the displays.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: 11/16/2014

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World War II SitesStephansdom Austrian Resistance Engraving - Vienna, Austria

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This engraving of the Austrian resistance during WWII is located on the exterior wall of Stephansdom (English: St. Stephen's Cathedral) in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesJapanese Mass Gravesite

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Located here is the site of a mass grave hastily dug and recovered by the Allies after the surrender of Japan. What is here now is US Navy housing sitting atop the grave of 3,000 Japanese souls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesGestapo Haus - Vienna, Austria

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A memorial to "Never Forget" is at the site of the former Gestapo Haus (House of the Gestapo) in Vienna, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLaurinburg-Maxton Airbase - Glider Training Facility, Laurinburg, NC

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“Laurinburg-Maxton Army Air Base. Home of the First Troop Carrier Command, Laurinburg-Maxton was activated August 28, 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/21/2014

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World War II SitesPill Box - Harbour Road, Lydney, Gloucestershire, UK

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Along the walk to Lydney Harbour is this pill box overlooking the Severn estuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFena Cave Massacre Site

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This waymark is the site of one of many caves of the massacre perpetrated by the Japanese near the end of WWII. It is located on the Naval Magazine and requires escort access with the exception of the annual remembrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 8/11/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWar Museum Bastogne - Belgium

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The new museum route of Bastogne War Museum offers a modern memorial center and interactive context of the causes, events and consequences of the Second World War through the prism of the Battle of the Bulge. An impressive experience.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member koetje1977

location: Luxembourg, Belgium

date approved: 8/11/2014

last visited: 5/30/2014

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World War II SitesAsan Beach

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Primary invasion site of United States Marines for the Battle of Guam on July 21, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 8/2/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesResistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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The remains of an old gun emplacement have been included in the wall of the Tourist Information Centre as a reminder of the fact Jersey was occupied by German forces during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation. Jardres. France

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Ligne de démarcation de la seconde guerre mondiale

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: 6/28/2014

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World War II SitesPalazzo della Mercanzia - Bologna, Italy

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The Palazzo della Mercanzia, also called the Loggia dei Mercanti or Palazzo del Carrobbio, is located in the homonymous square on the city of Bologna. It was damage by an aerial bomb and later restored to his original condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Emilia–Romagna , Italy

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesOsea Island Pill Box, River Blackwater, Essex.

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Overlooking the approaches to Maldon, this pill box is in good condition protected by the sea wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDutch Pyramide group shelter, The Netherlands

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A Dutch Pyramide group shelter neur the town of 'Breukelen'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 5/29/2014

last visited: 8/14/2014

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