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World War II SitesIrvine Blacksmith Shop - Irvine, CA

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This blacksmith shop was critical to supply beans to the troops overseas during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2021

last visited: 4/15/2021

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World War II SitesRoyal Observer Corps Viewing Platform - Barwick In Elmet, UK

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This observer platform was placed on top of the site of a Motte and Bailey Castle dating from the 11th or 12th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/29/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWorld War II Shelter — Mosta, Malta

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World War II Shelter underneath the main square in Mosta

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Malta

date approved: 3/29/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHôtel de Ville - Paris, Île-de-France, France

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On 25 August 1944 Gen DeGaulle said, ”We are here in Paris – Paris which stood erect and rose in order to free herself. Paris oppressed, downtrodden and martyred but still Paris – free now, freed by the hands of Frenchmen, ...."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/22/2021

last visited: 6/11/2021

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World War II SitesWorld War II Barrage Balloon Tethers - Wanstead Flats, London, UK

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Four surviving barrage balloon anchor points on Wanstead Flats, part of a rich World War II heritage at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OrientGeo

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/19/2021

last visited: 2/24/2021

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World War II Sitesmemoire des resistants - Castelnau Magnoac, France

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a plaque and a cross in memory of the resistance fighters. une plaque et une croix a la mémoire des résistants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 2/13/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDe Walvis, Burgh-Haamstede, Netherlands

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In de Zeepeduinen en bij Slot Haamstede liggen zo’n 40 bunkers uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Op het hoge duin ligt de commandopost: de Walvisbunker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/28/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWorld War II Pillbox - Bow, London, UK

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A pillbox and four tank traps on the Northern Outfall Sewer in Bow, East London; a surviving remnant of the Outer London Defence Ring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OrientGeo

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2021

last visited: 1/31/2021

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World War II SitesMock Airfield 'De Kiek' , 'SF37 Kameroun' Riel, Netherlands

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Mock Airfield SF37 Kameroun, Oude Tilburgse Baan, Riel, Netherlands

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 1/18/2021

last visited: 5/26/2020

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World War II SitesWire of death, Hamont-Achel, Belgium

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Wire of death, Ruiterstraat, Hamont Achel, Belgium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 1/14/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesThe monument of the end of WWII - Vitejovice, Czech Republic

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The memorial commemorates the end of WWII and the meeting of armies of several countries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 12/21/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMoerdijk bridges artillery - Moerdijk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

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During the Second World War, heavy fighting took place in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 12/6/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesExecution site Vught - The Netherlands

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The execution site Vught is the shooting range of the former concentration camp Vught in the Noord-Brabant municipality of Vught. The shooting range is located outside the former camp site on Lunet II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

date approved: 12/6/2020

last visited: 9/4/2014

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World War II Sitespont de Breze, France

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A slate plaque on the end of the bridge. Une plaque en ardoise sur le bout du pont.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 12/4/2020

last visited: 12/13/2020

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World War II SitesWaco CG-4 Glider Hadrian frame replica - Groesbeek, The Netherlands

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De Waco CG-4 is een Amerikaans militair zweefvliegtuig dat tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog is ingezet, tijdens Operatie Market Garden / The Waco CG-4 is an American military glider that was deployed during World War II, during Operation Market Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frenchje

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/19/2020

last visited: 11/20/2020

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World War II SitesPrison - Saint Lo, France

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the monument is the door of the prison of Saint Lo. le monument est la porte de la prison de Saint Lo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/4/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMur de l Atlantique pointe du Roc - Granville, France

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a blockhauss from the Atlantic Wall to Pointe du Roc. un blockhauss du mur de l'Atlantique à la pointe du Roc.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFestung, Hoek van Holland - The Netherlands

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During the Second World War, the Festung Hoek van Holland was the most important location of the Atlantic Wall in the Netherlands for the Germans, because of the defense of the port of Rotterdam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 7/20/2020

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World War II SitesEen brug "te veel" Niftrik, Netherlands

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Een brug “te veel” is een oorlogsmonument aan de Maasbandijk in Niftrik ter herinnering aan acht burgers die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog door oorlogsgeweld om het leven zijn gekomen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Appeltern

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/22/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNevenbatterij Fort bij Nigtevecht - The Netherlands

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This battery was part of the "Fort bij Nigtevecht", part of the Defense Line of Amsterdam (which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 9/11/2020

last visited: 4/29/2021

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World War II SitesSite of Pampa Army Air Force Base - Pampa, TX

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I am told it is now a feed lot. I could hear heavy equipment operating even though there was heavy rain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/7/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHereford Military Reservation and Reception Center - Castro County, TX

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Prisoner of War camp mainly for Italian prisoners...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2020

last visited: 9/15/2020

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World War II SitesFliegerhorst Vandel - Randbøl, Danmark

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Fliegerhorst Vandel og flyverskjul i plantagen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/1/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDalhart Army Air Field - Dalhart, TX

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History of the training air base located here during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNaval Ammunition Depot - Kamloops, BC

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Today a historic site, this was once the site of a large ammunition depot, created to store naval munitions during, and for many years after, World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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