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World War II SitesWhitefield's Tabernacle - Tottenham Court Road, London, UK

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The original building was constructed in 1756 as Whitefield's Tabernacle. It was struck by the last German V2 rocket to fall on London on Palm Sumday 1945. The replacement building was built in 1957 and became the American Church in 1976.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsHospital in the rocks, Second world war, Hungarian uprise, Budapest - Hungary

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The hospital was established in caves in the Buda part of the city. It worked as a hospital from 1944-45 and later in 1956 during the Hungarian uprising against the Soviets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesNorth Canton Cemetery Civil War Memorial

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This is a cemetery memorial to honor the men from North Canton who served in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member redwolf5

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesPensacola Parrott Guns

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The site consists of two Parrott Guns from the Civil War Battleship the Pensacola.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member redwolf5

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesCamp Finegan (Civil War Site)

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Monument erected to commemorate the site of Camp Finegan which was a Confederate Training and Enlistment Camp in Duval County, now in the city limits of Jacksonville. (8080 Hammond Blvd., Jacksonville, FL, 32220 at the corner of Chaffee and Hammond)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BrotherJasonOSSM

location: Florida

date approved: 12/4/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsTour Royale - Toulon, France

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The Tour Royale, also known as Fort de la Grosse Tour, is a fort built in the 16th century to protect the entrance of the naval port of Toulon. It was the first fortification of the harbor, built 22 years after Provence became a part of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: never

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World War II Sitespointe de Suzac - Saint Georges de Didonne,France

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One of the links in the Atlantic wall. un des maillons du mur de l'Atlantique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 8/1/2015

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World War II SitesPlage du Dramont - Saint Raphael,France

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La plage du Dramont

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: 11/22/2016

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World War II SitesThe Petschek Palace - Praha, Czech republic

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The Petschek Palace (in Czech Petschkuv palác or Peckárna) is a neoclassicist building in Prague. It was the headquarters of Gestapo for the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in 1939 - 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/22/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux - Caen, France

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[FR] En 1944, cette église est atteinte par un obus visant une colonne de chars allemands qui stationnait à proximité. [EN] In 1944, the church was hit by a shell aimed a column of German tanks which was parked in the vicinity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAbbaye aux Hommes - Caen (Normandie), France

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[FR] Pendant la bataille de Caen, le lycée est transformé en centre d'accueil de la défense passive. [EN] During the Normandy Landings, inhabitants of Caen found refuge in the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLincoln Memorial Tower - Westminster Bridge Road, London, UK

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Christ Church was completed in 1876 at a cost of £60,000 which also included a tower and spire, paid with American contributions, as a memorial to Abraham Lincoln. The tower is all that remains of the original building due to bombing during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Gilles - Caen, France

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[FR] Détruite en 1944, seuls des vestiges ont été maintenus sur le site aménagé en jardin public. [EN] Destroyed in 1944, the vestiges have been kept within a public park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesJuno Beach - Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

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[FR] Juno Beach est le nom de code d'une des principales plages du débarquement allié en Normandie le 6 juin 1944. [EN] Juno Beach was one of five beaches of the Allied invasion of German occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDr. Samuel A, Mudd Home and Museum - Bryantown, Md.

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In the early morning hours of April 15, 1865, Lincoln Assassin John Wilkes Booth arrived at the home of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd seeking treatment for a broken leg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsFort Richardson Calavry Hospital - Jacksboro Texas

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Fort Richardson State Park, Historic Site & Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway, located northwest of Fort Worth in Jack County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2016

last visited: 5/16/2015

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World War II SitesPegasus Bridge - Bénouville, France

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[FR] Pegasus Bridge (pont Pégase) est le nom qu'a reçu après les opérations du 6 juin 1944, pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale le pont de Bénouville [EN] It was a major objective of the British airborne troops during Operation Deadstick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersCathedral of St. John the Evangelist - Spokane, WA

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Classical Gothic in design, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral stands on the hill directly south of downtown Spokane, having a commanding view of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsUnnamed Monument, Colonial Wars (French and Indian War) - Ticonderoga, NY, USA

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This monument honors military units who served under General Abercromby in the first attack on Fort Carillon, the units under Jeffery Amherst who captured the fort in second attempt, and all units who served in the Colonial Wars in Ticonderoga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 11/9/2016

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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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersThe Henry St. John Elementary School/Apartments - Ithaca, NY

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he Henry St. John Elementary School was built in 1925 in the Collegiate Gothic style. It now houses apartments and space for community organizations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 11/6/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsMonumento aos Combatentes do Ultramar - Vila Facaia, Portugal

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A monument to the fallen in the Portuguese Colonial War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSt. Paul's Cathedral -- City of London, UK

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St Paul's cathedral became a potent symbol of the indomitable British will during the Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/4/2016

last visited: 11/5/2016

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World War II SitesChrist Church Greyfriars - City of London, UK

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Christ Church Greyfriars, destroyed by German bombing of London during the Blitz, is preserved as a ruin to recall that awful time at the start of WWII and the heroism of the people who lived through it

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2016

last visited: 11/2/2016

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World War II SitesSt. Alban's Church Tower -- Wood Street, City of London, UK

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The church tower of the former Anglican church of St Alban's on Wood Street is all that remains after the London Blitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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