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Description:
To waymark historic battlefields throughout the world. Anything from major battles like Waterloo and Gettysburg, to minor local skirmishes.

Expanded Description:
To be eligible the battlefield could now be an historic park, or at minimum a spot highlighted by an historical marker that can be photographed.

Instructions for Posting a Battlefields Waymark:
Battlefield waymarks should include mention of the war in which it occurred, the date(s) it occurred, the participating armies, major players (e.g. officers) if known, the result (who won) and any other historic background available.
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Post a photo of you and/or your GPS in front of a sign or marker posted at the site of the battle.

In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos two of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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BattlefieldsSecond Battle of Arras (1918) - Dury, Pas-de-Calais, France

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north side of route D939

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Le Transloy - Gueudecourt, Picardie, France

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Memorial is on D574, northeast of Gueudecourt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle at Fort Lancaster -- Fort Lancaster SHS, Sheffield TX

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Fort Lancaster, which protected the Lower El Paso-San Antonio Road, was the first Texas Army fort attacked by Indians. The Battle of Fort Lancaster was fought on 26 Dec 1867

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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BattlefieldsPegleg Crossing on the San Saba -- SH 29, Menard Co. TX

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In 1732 Spanish troops and Apache Indians clashed in a battle near here where McDougall Creek joins the San Saba River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: 12/20/2016

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BattlefieldsVicksburg National Military Park - Vicksburg MS

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Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from May 18 to July 4, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of the Somme - Beaumont-Hamel, Picardie, France

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Mémorial terre-neuvien à Beaumont-Hamel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Arapiles, Salamanca, Spain

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The Battle of Arapiles was fought and the Duke of Wellington defeated from this hill Marshal Auguste Marmont's French forces on 22 July 1812 who was on the other hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 12/23/2016

last visited: 9/5/2015

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BattlefieldsPrise du pont Pegasus Bridge (D-DAY) à Benouville, Normandie, France

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Pegasus Bridge – Opération Deadstick – Bénouville – Jour J.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 12/22/2016

last visited: 1/17/2017

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BattlefieldsBataille de Crécy - Crécy-en-Ponthieu - Somme - France

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[EN] On 26 August 1346 the battle of Crécy opposed the army of the kingdom of France to an army from England. [FR] La bataille de Crécy opposa le 26 août 1346 l'armée du royaume de France à une armée venue d'Angleterre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Picardie, France

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: 12/18/2016

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BattlefieldsApelstein 32 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 32 stand Gener. BARCLAI de TOLLY mit etwa 50.000M.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 12/6/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSiege of Belgrade - Belgrade, Serbia

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Siege of Belgrade or Battle of Belgrade was fought between July 4th and July 22nd, 1456.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: SCG

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Tachov - Tachov, Czech Republic

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The Battle of Tachov (German: Schlacht bei Tachau) or Battle of Mies (German: Schlacht bei Mies) was a battle fought on 4 August 1427 near the Bohemian towns of Tachov (Tachau) and Stríbro (Mies).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Plzensky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/29/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Valcour Island - Peru, NY

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The Battle of Valcour Island was a standoff on Lake Champlain between a fleet of British vessels and a much smaller fleet of American vessels led by Gen. Benedict Arnold, that lost the battle but possibly saved the war by delaying the British enough.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Bennington (First Engagement) - Walloomsac, NY

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The Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site, which encompasses a round hill with a modest arrangement of monument, was where an important victory for the rebellious Americans, setting up the defeat at Saratoga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/5/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Belmont

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The Battle of Belmont was fought on November 7, 1861 in Mississippi County, Missouri. It was the first combat test in the American Civil War for Brig. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/4/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Carillon - Ticonderoga, NY

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The Battle of Carillon, which occurred during the French and Indian War, was a lopsided victory where the French successfully defended their fort against a much larger British invading army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Beauport - Montmorency, QC

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The Battle of Beauport, also known as the Battle of Montmorency, fought on 31 July 1759, was an important confrontation between the British and French Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/27/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Fishguard - Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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The Battle of Fishguard is commemorated by a large circular Mosaic titled The French Invasion of Fishguard 1797. The scenes from the last invasion of Britain feature on this Mosaic located at, Goodwick Sands, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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BattlefieldsMannenmittwoch Battle of 1388 - Visp, VS, Switzerland

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A rock in the center of the old town of Visp is a relic of the battle of December 23, 1388 and now serves as a memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 9/10/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Middle Creek - KY, US

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Located at the intersection on hwy. 114 and 404.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: 10/10/2016

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BattlefieldsApelstein Nr. 31 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 31 standen die französischen Truppen (30.000) von Victor und Lauriston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: 9/4/2016

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BattlefieldsApelstein Nr. 10 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 10 stand Graf Pahlen mit etwa 3000M.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: 9/4/2016

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BattlefieldsApelstein Nr. 20 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 20 stand Generallieutenant Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg mit etwa 21.000 M.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsApelstein Nr. 2 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 2 stand Prinz Eugen von Württemberg mit etwa 10.000 M.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: 9/4/2016

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BattlefieldsKernstown Battlefield - Kernstown, VA

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Site of the First and Second Battles of Kernstown, 23 March 1862 and 28 July 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/20/2016

last visited: never

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