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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesPresidio National Park - San Francisco, CA

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A National Park within the city of San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

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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Historic FortsFort Fanning - Fanning Springs, Florida

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The History of Fort Fanning

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ad4re1

location: Florida

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 6/17/2016

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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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Historic FortsSt Catherine's Fort - Tenby, Pembrokshire, Wales.

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St Catherine's Fort is a Victorian Palmerston Fort, built in 1870 to defend against invasion by Emperor Napoleon III of France. Located on St Catherine's Island, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/15/2016

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsSchloss Güldengossa - Battle of Nations - Großpösna, Saxony, Germany

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Während der Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig diente das Schloss in Güldengossa als Lazarett. During the Battle of Nations the castle Güldengossa served as a military hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: 10/3/2011

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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: never

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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: never

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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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Remembering FEPOWFerdinand Berley - St. Joseph's Cemetery - Jacksonville, FL

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Dr. Ferdinand Berley, a Navy doctor during WWII, was taken captive in the Philippines and held at Bilibid and then Cabanatuan in the Philippines, and then in Osaka, Japan. His grave is located in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Louis - Marigot, Saint Martin

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The historic Fort Louis in Marigot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: St. Martin

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsGedenkstein für die Opfer der Franzosenzeit, Hamburg, Germany

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Commemorative stone to 50 dead in Hamburg-Barmbek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 5/13/2016

last visited: 6/6/2016

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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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BattlefieldsApelstein Nr. 1 - Saxony, Germany

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Die Völkerschlacht bei Leipzig war die Entscheidungsschlacht der Befreiungskriege. An der Stelle des Apelstein Nr. 1 standen die französischen Truppen (20.000) von Viktor Herzog von Beluno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCivil War Memorial Arch - Junction City

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The Civil War Memorial Arch is in Heritage Park Junction City KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Remembering FEPOWLt. Charles M. Cannon, Jr. - Evergreen Cemetery - Gainesville, FL

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During WWII, Lt. Charles M. Cannon, Jr. was stationed in the Philippines where he was taken as a prisoner of war. His grave is located in the Evergreen Cemetery in Gainesville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 4/28/2016

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsWardlaw-Smith House - U.S. Civil War - Madison, FL

in Field Hospitals

The Wardlaw-Smith House, also known as the Smith Mansion, served as a Confederate hospital after the 1864 Battle of Olustee. The house was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 4/25/2016

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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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersU.S. Post Office Shelter - California, Missouri

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This shelter built because of the proximity of Whitman Air Force Base and a target of a Nuclear attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: never

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