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Image for Fort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,Franceview gallery

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Historic FortsFort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le Fort de La Hougue à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./La Hougue in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for Fort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,Franceview gallery

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Historic FortsFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 5/8/2017

Image for D-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)view gallery

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World War II SitesD-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)

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...in June 6th, 1944 at 04:30 AM the Stars & Stripes were hoisted over the church tower and St. Mère-Église was the first town to be liberated in France. And church tower itself was scene of famous story of one US paratrooper - private John Steele.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 8/11/2017

Image for Landing Of Liberating Forces - Saint Peter Port, Guernseyview gallery

SWSW57.1 km

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World War II SitesLanding Of Liberating Forces - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This memorial stone on the harbour wall commemorates the site that British forces landed on Guernsey to liberate the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: never

Image for Jersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdomview gallery

SS59.4 km

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World War II SitesJersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdom

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German war tunnels build in 1940 on Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

Image for Channel Island Military museum,Jersey,united kingdomview gallery

SWSW59.9 km

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World War II SitesChannel Island Military museum,Jersey,united kingdom

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Miltary deffence bunker on the beach of Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

Image for Resistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

SS61 km

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World War II SitesResistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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The remains of an old gun emplacement have been included in the wall of the Tourist Information Centre as a reminder of the fact Jersey was occupied by German forces during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Stützpunkt Rotenstein - Vazon Bay, Guernseyview gallery

SWSW61.2 km

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World War II SitesStützpunkt Rotenstein - Vazon Bay, Guernsey

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During the German occupation of Guernsey the headland of Vazon Bay was designated a Stützpunkt (strong point) and had a number of fortifications.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/17/2018

last visited: never

Image for Seymour Tower (L'Avarison)view gallery

SS61.8 km

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Historic FortsSeymour Tower (L'Avarison)

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In 1781 after the French invaded Jersey and were defeated at the Battle of Jersey, the Governor of Jersey, Henry Seymour Conway embarked on a project to build coastal defences to better protect the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mikecart

location: Jersey

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 6/12/2017

Image for L'ouaisne Tower - St. Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

SWSW63.2 km

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Historic FortsL'ouaisne Tower - St. Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This tower was built around 1780 to defend the island of Jersey against French invasion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: never

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SS64.1 km

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Historic FortsIcho Tower

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In 1781 the French invaded Jersey and were defeated at the Battle of Jersey, the Governor of Jersey, Henry Seymour Conway embarked on a project to build coastal defences to better protect the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mikecart

location: Jersey

date approved: 11/14/2010

last visited: never

Image for MP2 Tower - Corbiere, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

SWSW64.9 km

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World War II SitesMP2 Tower - Corbiere, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This range finder tower was built by the German occupying forces on the island of Jersey as part of their Atlantic Wall defence system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/5/2018

Image for Pointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, Franceview gallery

SESE70.3 km

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BattlefieldsPointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, France

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During WWII D-Day Landings, US Forces bombed and climbed Pointe-du-Hoc to take over a German fortification. // Pendant WWII, les forces américaines ont bombardé et monta Pointe-du-Hoc de prendre en charge une fortification allemande.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: 8/3/2018

Image for Pointe du Hoc (Calvados, Normandy, France)view gallery

SESE70.5 km

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World War II SitesPointe du Hoc (Calvados, Normandy, France)

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...today quiet cliff covered by grass with concrete ruins and offering great vista over Canal, but in June 1944, during Operation Overlord, Point du Hoc was witness of brave attack of the United States Army Rangers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/10/2009

last visited: 8/3/2018

Image for Mulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, Franceview gallery

SESE97.7 km

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World War II SitesMulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, France

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From the top of the bluffs here in Arromanches, on Gold Beach, you can see 20 concrete structures in the surf; these are relics of the D Day Invasions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 10/8/2017

Image for ROC Post - Worth Matravers, Dorset, UKview gallery

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersROC Post - Worth Matravers, Dorset, UK

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This Royal Observer Corps Post lies on the high ground between Worth Matravers and Acton in the Purbeck Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for Fort Henry - Studland, Dorset, UKview gallery

NN105.1 km

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Historic FortsFort Henry - Studland, Dorset, UK

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This old fort was built to protect our coastline during the World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: 3/10/2017

Image for Fort Henry - Studland, Dorset, UKview gallery

NN105.1 km

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World War II SitesFort Henry - Studland, Dorset, UK

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This old fort was built to protect our coastline during the World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: never

Image for Cosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, Franceview gallery

EE107.3 km

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World War II SitesCosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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This bunker, nicknamed "Cosy's Pillbox", was involved in the D-Day Invasion of 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 7/11/2014

Image for Juno Beach - Courseulles-sur-Mer, Franceview gallery

EE107.7 km

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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: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 5/27/2019

Image for Bunker - East Stoke, Dorset, UKview gallery

NN111.7 km

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World War II SitesBunker - East Stoke, Dorset, UK

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This old wartime bunker is tucked away in the hedgerow alongside the busy A352 road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/16/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Earl Mountbatten of Burma Memorial - Poole Park, Poole, Dorset, UKview gallery

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Remembering FEPOWThe Earl Mountbatten of Burma Memorial - Poole Park, Poole, Dorset, UK

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This memorial stands in Poole Park and is dedicated to The Earl Mountbatten of Burma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2010

last visited: never

Image for Pillbox - Taddiford Gap, Downton, Hampshire, UKview gallery

NN115.4 km

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World War II SitesPillbox - Taddiford Gap, Downton, Hampshire, UK

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This World War II Pillbox can be seen from the Taddiford Gap footpath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2010

last visited: 7/20/2014

Image for Le Fort National - St Malo, Bretagne, Franceview gallery

SS117.3 km

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Historic FortsLe Fort National - St Malo, Bretagne, France

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Fort National is a fort on a tidal island a few hundred metres off the walled city of Saint-Malo. The great military architect Vauban had it built in 1689 to protect Saint-Malo's port. The fort was originally called Fort Royal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 7/8/2019

Image for Mémorial 39/45 - Saint-Malo, Franceview gallery

SS119.4 km

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World War II SitesMémorial 39/45 - Saint-Malo, France

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[FR] Le Mémorial 39/45 est un musée dédié à l'histoire de l'occupation allemande de Saint-Malo durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. [EN] This museum is located in the bunker of a German anti-air gun complex, built inside an old French fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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