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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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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersViroqua US Post Office - Viroqua, WI

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This fall out shelter was the basement of the US Post Office in Viroqua, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsCroat War Monument - Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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This is a War Memorial in the town of Jajce, honoring the Croat fallen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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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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U.S. Civil War SitesWayne County Civil War Memorial

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This monument depicts a Union soldier with pack and gun at parade rest. The monument faces the courthouse in downtown Wooster, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member redwolf5

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/18/2016

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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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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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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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersFirst Presbyterian Church - Murfreesboro TN

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Saw this sign for a fallout shelter on the wall near the preschool entrance at the First Presbyterian Church, located at 210 N Spring St, Murfreesboro TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haole122

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 9/9/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesShepherdstown, WV

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Another stop on the Maryland Campaigns Civil War Trail, this one describing the role of Shepherdstown as a hospital town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Asperen, Asperen - The Netherlands

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Fort Asperen is a fortress that was part of the "Dutch Waterline"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsBattle of Middle Creek - Kentucky

in Battlefields

Located at the intersection on hwy. 114 and 404.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: 8/22/2016

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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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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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Field HospitalsLiberty Island - New York, NY

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Liberty Island was used as a French Naval Hospital during the French and Indian War. Today, it is one of the most visited, if not the most, islands in the United States. The above coordinates are for the plaque that verifies this waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsKriegerdenkmal im Schloßpark - Deutsch-Französischer Krieg 1870/71 — Rotenburg a. d. Fulda, Germany

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This memorial commemorates the fallen of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Wood - New York, NY

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Before the statue of liberty, Liberty Island was occupied by the military while operating at Fort Wood to protect NYC from the British in the war of 1812. The above coordinates are for the historical marker about the historic fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsSt. David's Episcopal Church - Revolutuionary and Civil Wars - Cheraw, SC

in Field Hospitals

St David's Church served as quarters & hospital for Lord Cornwallis & members of the SC militia treatment of injured soldiers. Several are buried in cemetery on the grounds. In addition, the US Civil War saw church used as a hospital by both sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: South Carolina

date approved: 8/15/2016

last visited: 8/15/2016

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites1862 Antietam Campaign - Lee Invades Maryland - Falling Waters, WV

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Marker recounting the movement of Gen Lee's armies into MD, culminating in the Battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day in American history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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