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World War II SitesCanadian Car & Foundry - Thunder Bay, Ontario

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Canadian Car & Foundry was the main plant of Canada's largest manufacturer during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/26/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesRuins of St. George's Church -- Canterbury, Kent, UK

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St. George's Church stood in the center of Canterbury near the cathedral for over 400 years, until it was destroyed by bombs dropped during German air raids that were part of the Baedecker Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: 7/22/2016

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World War II SitesPlanning the Telemark Raid -- Chiltern Court, Westminster, London, UK

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During WWII, Norwegian saboteurs working with British Intelligence saved the world by planning the Telemark Raid from this small flat in the heart of London, preventing the Nazi nuclear program from making an atomic bomb

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: 9/26/2016

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World War II SitesLa Coupole - Helfaut - France

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[EN] A secret base in the heart of the history of the Second World War [FR] Une Base secrète au coeur de l'histoire de la seconde guerre mondiale

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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World War II SitesRCAF Station Kingston - No. 31 & No. 14 Service Flying Training School - Kingston, Ontario

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The location is still active as the Kingston Airport (YGK), also known as Norman Rogers Airport in Kingston, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/17/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTinsley No 5 Lock - Sheffield, UK

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Canal Lock 5 on the outskirts of Sheffield, was severely damaged in air raid on the night of December 15th 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBunker, Borkum, Germany

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Ein gut erhaltener Bunker direkt am Wegesrand *** A well preserved bunker from WW II directly at the bicycle road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWWII German Radar Borkum, Germany

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Das Haus gehörte zu der X-Sendestation auf Borkum, die hier im September 1939 gebaut wurde *** From September 1939 onwards the German Luftwaffe had a radar station. One house remained.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/10/2016

last visited: 8/2/2016

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World War II SitesFort Pepperrell, United States Army Air Force - St. John's, Newfoundland

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The former barracks faces Langley Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 8/1/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesArmy Radio Station - San Diego, CA

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This former WWII Army Radio Station building was also once the headquarters for the new Cabrillo National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: 11/3/2015

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World War II SitesTustin Marine Corps Air Station - Tustin, CA

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During WWII, the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station provided coastal patrolling from the air against enemy attacks from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/17/2016

last visited: 6/22/2016

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World War II SitesUSS Arizona (BB-39) - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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Struck by aerial bombs on 7 December 1941, USS Arizona (BB-39) exploded killing 1,177 of her crew. The sunken battleship lays at rest under her memorial in Battleship Row at Pearl Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: 1/22/1984

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World War II SitesUSS Missouri (BB-63) - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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USS Missouri was the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan which ended World War II. Decommissioned on 31 March 1992, she became a museum ship at Pearl Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: 7/20/1992

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World War II SitesUSS Bowfin (SS-287) - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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USS Bowfin (SS-287) is a fleet attack submarine that fought in the Pacific during WWII, and was launched on 7 December 1942, exactly one year to the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. She was nicknamed the Pearl Harbor Avenger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesUSS Parche (SS-384) Conning Tower - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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The USS Parche (SS-384)'s conning tower barrel is on display at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKaiten - Pearl Harbor, Oahu, HI

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Kaiten is a Japanese suicide mission vehicle on display at the USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park in Pearl Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/6/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBattery Godfrey - San Francisco, CA

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An old defensive gun pit made in the early 1900s to protect the Golden Gate Bridge. In WWII, it became a strategic place to watch over the Pacific for a Japanese attack in the wake of Pearl Harbor. Today, it is part of the Presidio National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBattery Lancaster - San Francisco, CA

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An old defensive gun pit made in the early 1900s to protect the Golden Gate Bridge. In WWII, it became a strategic place to watch over the Pacific for a Japanese attack in the wake of Pearl Harbor. Today, it is part of the Golden Gate Welcome Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2016

last visited: 6/8/2016

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World War II SitesWWII School - RCAF No.4 Bombing and Gunnery School - Fingal, Ontario

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A training school for RCAF during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/29/2016

last visited: 6/1/2016

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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 Premium 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 Premium 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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