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Historic FortsFort Gaines -- Dauphin Island, AL

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Fort Gaines is a well-preserved star fort on Dauphin Island that has guarded Mobile Bay since 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/1/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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BattlefieldsSiege of Fort Charlotte -- Mobile AL

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In 1780 Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish governor of Louisiana, captured Fort Charlotte in Mobile from the British after laying siege to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Mobile Bay -- Fort Gaines SHS, Dauphin Island AL

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The US Civil War battle of Mobile Bay was fought between the Union Navy and Confederate Army and Navy on 5 Aug 1864 outside of Fort Gaines

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFort Gaines Historic Site -- Dauphin Island AL

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The Fort Gaines state historic site is listed on the US Civil War Discovery Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsBeirut Memorial - UN Peace Mission to Lebanon ~ Jacksonville, NC, USA

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Referred to by Marines as "The Other Wall"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: North Carolina

date approved: 2/16/2015

last visited: never

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Luftwaffe Radar RuinsBatterie KAROLA - Saint Clement les baleines,Fr

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La batterie Karola

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 2/15/2015

last visited: 2/15/2015

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World War II SitesThe only city in the continental US to be bombed during WWII - Boise, OK

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Boise City to Celebrate 1943 Bombing Misguided B-17 Crew Sought

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsLaverne Veterans Memorial Park - The Cold War - Laverne, OK, USA

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The Cold War 1953 to 1973

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Sites[Former] St John's Church - Scandrett Street, London, UK

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St John's church, built in 1756 and located on the east side of Scandrett Street, was damaged in bombing during the Second World War. When it was repired, it was as apartments and it was renamed to St John's Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/13/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBattery Wallace - Marin County, CA

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A historic site from WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/10/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesThe Silesian Eiffel Tower (Gliwice Radio Tower)

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Radio station that became famous by beeing place of one of the activities solving the second world war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Etibachtfan

location: Śląskie, Poland

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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World War II SitesAll Souls Church - London, England, UK

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All Souls Church was bombed in 1940 and not reopened until 1951.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: 2/2/2015

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesSoldier Tourist - Point Park - Lookout Mountain, TN

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Marker between two cannon near the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/29/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFort Saint Jean Baptiste SHS -- Natchitoches LA

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Fort Saint Jean Baptiste SHS in Natchitoches LA preserves the early French fort built soon after the founding of the city of Natchitoches. The Fort is located on El Camino Real, the famous Sapnish "King's Highway"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/28/2015

last visited: 12/26/2014

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsSite of Fort Oswego - French and Indian War - Oswego, NY USA

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Marker relating the history of Fort Oswego, sacked during the French and Indian War in 1756.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsSite of Fort George - French-Indian War - Oswego, NY USA

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Marker relating the history of Fort George, sacked by the French and Indians in 1756.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAnti Invasion Blocks Minsmere Suffolk

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Coastal Anti Tank Defences

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CEO44

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/17/2015

last visited: never

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Field HospitalsMarble Hall -- US Civil War -- Ft Smith AR

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Marble Hall, a mercantile store, was pressed into service as a hospital during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 1/15/2015

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World War II SitesFree French Naval HQ - Stafford Street, London, UK

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This plaque, set into the wall of a building at the junction of Stafford Street and Palace Street, close to Buckingham Palace, marks the headquarters of the Free French Naval Forces from 1940 - 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPill Box - Welsh Bicknor, Gloucestershire, UK

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Alongside the River Wye are many old railway relics. Here there is a World War Two Pill Box near an old tunnel and river bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCasa Loma Anti-Submarine Detection Site - Toronto, Ontario

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Casa Loma, a castle residence served as a secret anti-submarine detection site during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2015

last visited: 6/1/2012

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U.S. Civil War SitesGrant's Pursuit - Appomattox, VA

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The site where Grant charged Lee, in the last moments of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites"Message of Peace" - Appomattox, VA

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Near the site of where Grant made a rough draft of his terms of surrender.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Appomattox Station - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last few battle sites of the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Strategic Delay - Appomattox, VA

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One of the last defenses made by Union before the war ended hours later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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