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World War II SitesHôtel de Crillon - Paris, France

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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, Hôtel de Crillon was the first headquarters for the German Army. The incident is interestingly ignored on Wikipedia and the hotel's website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/20/2022

last visited: 1/23/2022

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World War II SitesBastogne Barracks - Bastogne, Belgium

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Bastogne Barracks - Head Quarter 101st Airborne Division

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cecticide

location: Luxembourg, Belgium

date approved: 12/16/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAkkoord van Achterveld - Achterveld, the Netherlands

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In this school the Agreement of Achterveld was signed, a precursor to the German capitulation in the Netherlands

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 12/16/2021

last visited: 1/16/2022

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World War II SitesWW II Bunker Wolfsschlucht I, Brûly de Pesche - Couvin, Belgique

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FR - Le Wolfsschlucht I (la Gorge du Loup) est le nom de code utilisé par les Allemands pour désigner leur Grand Quartier général. EN - Wolfsschlucht I (Wolf's Throat) is the code name used by the Germans to designate their Headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 12/4/2021

last visited: 12/5/2021

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World War II SitesCmentarz Wojenny w Palmirach / Palmiry War Cementery - Palmiry, Poland

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National memorial site with the graves of over 2,000 Poles murdered by the Germans during World War II in the period from 1939 to 1943, located south of the village of Palmiry in the Czosnów Commune in the Kampinos National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hwarwadhor

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 12/4/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPillbox - Caernarfon Yacht Club Pillbox, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales

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A WWII pillbox in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCommandobunker Badhuisweg - Den Haag - The Netherlands

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The Command Bunker on the Badhuisweg is located on the edge of the Nieuwe Scheveningse Bosjes in The Hague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/17/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesClingendael Bos - Den Haag - The Netherlands

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one of the many bunkers in the area that was part of the atlantikwal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/17/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTuna Fleet Service World War II (1941-1945) - San Diego, CA

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A large historical sign in downtown San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/12/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesKolner Dom - Koln, Deutschland

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The cathedral of Cologne was bombed during WWII, was used as a navigation point and was the site of a street battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/30/2021

last visited: 11/2/2021

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World War II SitesDouglas Aircraft Corporation - Long Beach, CA

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The site of a major aircraft manufacturer during WWII, who built 30,000 military aircraft for the US in the second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/10/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesV1-Abschußrampe Asberg - Erpel, Germany

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DE: Überreste einer Raketen-Abschußrampe aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg auf dem Asberg. EN: Remains of a rocket launching pad from the Second World War on the Asberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesPOW camp - Sideling Hill, PA

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Civilian Conservation Corps Camp S-52, in Buchanan State Forest, was used as a Prisoner of War camp during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: 10/14/2021

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World War II SitesLa bataille de Teghime - France

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Nous sommes le 4 octobre et la Corse est le premier département français à être libéré. Nous sommes les goumiers marocains et nous sommes morts pour la France, nous avons donné nos vies au col de Teghime, nous y sommes célébrés.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDesert Training Center California-Arizona Maneuver Area - Chiriaco Summit, CA

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The former site of the largest military training ground ever to exist in Chiriaco Summit, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesFort Miles - Cape Henlopen, Delaware

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An abandoned military installation Fort Miles was built to defend the Delaware coast from the German surface fleet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/21/2021

last visited: 11/4/2021

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World War II SitesTysk luftværnsbunker - Hirsholmen, Denmark

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Tysk bunker og luftværnsstilling på Hirsholm i Kattegat. En af to bunkere på øen. En tredje bunker af lignende type lå på øen Deget tættere på Frederikshavn. Bunkeren udgør et af de østligste punkter på Atlanterhavsvolden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 9/15/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesUSNTC Bainbridge - Port Deposit, MD

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A Maryland state historical marker in Port Deposit, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesP.O. Box 1142 (MIS-X) - Alexandria, Virginia

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Located on the edge of a field within Fort Hunt Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBunker de la Pointe de la Repentie - La Rochelle, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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[FR] Un bunker sur la plage de la Pointe de la Repentie. [EN] A bunker on the Pointe de la Repentie beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 8/21/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesGermans surrender Walcheren - Vrouwenpolder, NL

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The Capitulation Monument in Vrouwenpolder contains a replica of the memorial stone from the house where the surrender of Walcheren by the German occupier to the Allies took place on 8 November 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/9/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesThe Alaska Highway - Dawson Creek, BC

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Dawson Creek, BC is where the Alaska Highway officially begins. It stretches for 2500 km (1570 miles) from Dawson Creek, BC to Delta Junction, Alaska, via Whitehorse, Yukon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/3/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesOld Delaware City Public School - Delaware City, DE

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During WWII, this building was used as a USO Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 8/2/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLe petit Mont - Arzon, Bretagne, France

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[FR] Le petit Mont est un cairn situé en Bretagne [EN] The "petit Mont" is a cairn located in Britany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/30/2021

last visited: 12/18/2021

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World War II SitesHoward County Jail - Ellicott City, MD

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During WWII this jail was used as a German POW facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/25/2021

last visited: 8/8/2021

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