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World War II SitesTerminal Island Memorial

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A memorial to the fishing village that used to exist on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles, prior to World War II. In February of 1942, all residents of Japanese ancestry were ordered to leave on 48 hours notice to be interned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member senoritafish

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2009

last visited: 5/12/2012

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World War II SitesUSS Iowa - San Pedro, CA

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The USS Iowa was recently decommissioned and now on display in the San Pedro Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: 5/5/2018

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World War II SitesWWII Bunkers - San Pedro, CA

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Hidden up and down this steep hill are WWII bunkers, the first line of defense if an attack came from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: 12/19/2014

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World War II SitesWWII Gun Emplacements -- Angel's Gate Park, San Pedro CA

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Large artillery batteries installed at the former Fort MacArthur Army Base in San Pedro CA during WWII are part of Angel's Gate Park today

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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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 SitesTown and Gown - Los Angeles, CA

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Town and Gown, a women's club on the USC campus, was originally built as an army barracks for soldiers in training during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: 1/17/2017

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World War II SitesTustin Marine Corps Air Station - Tustin, CA

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During WWII, the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station provided coastal patrolling from the air against enemy attacks from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/17/2016

last visited: 6/17/2016

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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 SitesBulk Storage Silo Warehouse - Irvine, CA

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During WWII, Irvine Ranch was the world's largest grower of lima beans. It was at this warehouse, now part of a hotel, that they were processed, in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNaval Air Station North Island - Coronado, CA

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A military base on Coronado Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2018

last visited: 3/21/2018

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World War II SitesU.S.E.D Shelter - San Diego, CA

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An artillery storage shelter in Point Loma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2018

last visited: 6/5/2018

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World War II SitesBattery Ashburn - San Diego, CA

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A WWII defense bunker and fallout shelter in former Fort Rosecrans near Cabrillo National Monument. Officially called Battery 126.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/19/2018

last visited: 3/19/2018

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World War II SitesArmy Radio Station - San Diego, CA

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This former WWII Army Radio Station building was also once the headquarters for the new Cabrillo National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: 3/18/2018

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World War II SitesOld Point Loma Lighthouse - San Diego, CA

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During WWII, the lighthouse was used as a signal tower by the Navy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/22/2018

last visited: 2/25/2022

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World War II SitesCoastal Defenses - San Diego, CA

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A series of WWII era defense bunkers on the cliffs of Cabrillo National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2018

last visited: 3/21/2018

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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 SitesFord Building - San Diego, CA

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During WWII, the Ford Building was used by the National Guard, the American Red Cross, and as a training facility for the 251st.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2019

last visited: 6/17/2022

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