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Image for Monument commémoratif (Branly) - Auderville, Franceview gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisMonument commémoratif (Branly) - Auderville, France

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Monument commémoratif des essais de TSF par Branly

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BR72130

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Napoléon Bonaparte - Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Basse-Normandieview gallery

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La Famille BonaparteNapoléon Bonaparte - Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Basse-Normandie

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[FR] Statue équestre de Napoléon face à la mer. [EN] Equestrian statue of Napoléon who's wtach the Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: 2/11/2017

Image for Église Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)view gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)

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Small but beautiful stone Church of Saint Petronilla (Église Sainte-Petronille), located on a tiny hill in village La Pernelle, is from a far visible architectural dominant of this picturesque part of Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

Image for Eglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)view gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)

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Church of St. Nicolas (Eglise Saint-Nicolas) in Barfleur is the architectural dominant of this small pictoresque seaport in north of Cotentin peninsula (Normandy).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: 7/13/2018

Image for Fortifications of Vauban: Fort de la Hogue (Normandy, France)view gallery

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World Heritage SitesFortifications of Vauban: Fort de la Hogue (Normandy, France)

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From a far visible tower of Fort de la Hogue - a landmark of Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue area - is one of 12 fortified objects designed by genial French military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, which were added to UNESCO WH List in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

Image for Fort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,Franceview gallery

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Historic FortsFort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le Fort de La Hougue à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./La Hougue in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for Fort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,Franceview gallery

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Historic FortsFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 5/8/2017

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World Heritage SitesFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for D-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)view gallery

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World War II SitesD-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)

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...in June 6th, 1944 at 04:30 AM the Stars & Stripes were hoisted over the church tower and St. Mère-Église was the first town to be liberated in France. And church tower itself was scene of famous story of one US paratrooper - private John Steele.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 8/11/2017

Image for Le Couperon Guardhouse - Le Couperon, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLe Couperon Guardhouse - Le Couperon, Jersey, Channel Islands

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Le Couperon Guardhouse was built in 1689 and down the years was extended and modified.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for Channel Islands: St Johnview gallery

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Victorian Post BoxesChannel Islands: St John

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The advent of the British wayside letter box can be traced to Sir Rowland Hill Secretary of the Post Office, and his Surveyor for the Western District,and noted novelist, Anthony Trollope,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 7/17/2009

Image for Liberation Of Guernsey - 50 Years - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of Guernsey - 50 Years - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This azimuth sundial and seating was erected in 1995 to commemorate the Liberation of Guernsey from German occupying forces. Although at 4 metres tall it is an impressive sight, it deliberately only works one day per year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/21/2018

last visited: never

Image for Medieval Wall Gate Markers - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

SWSW57.1 km

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Signs of HistoryMedieval Wall Gate Markers - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This stone erected in 1700 marks the position where a gate existed when Saint Peter Port was a Medieval walled city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/27/2018

last visited: never

Image for Landing Of Liberating Forces - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

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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

Image for Life Story Of Edler Schweizer Ritter Othon - Saint Peter Port,Guernseyview gallery

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TimelinesLife Story Of Edler Schweizer Ritter Othon - Saint Peter Port,Guernsey

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Edler Schweizer Ritter Othon was a Swiss Knight who had a long and successful career and in 1277 he was appointed Governor of Guernsey for life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/14/2018

last visited: 6/1/2017

Image for Box 36 - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

SWSW57.6 km

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Victorian Post BoxesBox 36 - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This is a wall mounted post box.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/19/2018

last visited: never

Image for Jersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdomview gallery

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World War II SitesJersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdom

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German war tunnels build in 1940 on Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

Image for Channel Island Military museum,Jersey,united kingdomview gallery

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World War II SitesChannel Island Military museum,Jersey,united kingdom

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Miltary deffence bunker on the beach of Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

Image for World Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsWorld Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This sculpture of cattle and plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the creation of the World Jersey Cattle Bureau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: 6/30/2018

Image for Queen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islands

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This statue of Queen Victoria was erected in 1887 to celebrate her Golden Jubilee. The statue stands in a public park originally known as West Park, but which changed its name to Victoria Park when the statue was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

Image for St Helier     L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox view gallery

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Victorian Post BoxesSt Helier L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox

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This example of an L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox can be found outside the post office situated in the historical indoor market in St Helier .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: 6/30/2018

Image for Queen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This cross was erected in 1977 to celebrate the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone underneath the balcony of the States Building in Royal Square was unveiled on 10th May 1985 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Resistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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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

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statue of local Jersey people celebrating liberation from German occupation was unveiled on 9th May 1995 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

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