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World War II SitesLa Ligne Chauvineau - Bloc 12A type 6 pour mitrailleuse

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[FR] Il s'agissait de créer une ligne de défense antichar susceptible d'arrêter des engins motorisés et de couvrir Paris. [EN] the Chauvineau line, which ran round the north-east of Paris was made of pillboxes including anti-tank ones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/14/2011

last visited: never

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[FR] Il s'agissait de créer une ligne de défense antichar susceptible d'arrêter des engins motorisés et de couvrir Paris. [EN] the Chauvineau line, which ran round the north-east of Paris was made of pillboxes including anti-tank ones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/14/2011

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLa Ligne Chauvineau - Bloc 12F type 6 pour canon antichar de 25 mm

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[FR] Il s'agissait de créer une ligne de défense antichar susceptible d'arrêter des engins motorisés et de couvrir Paris. [EN] the Chauvineau line, which ran round the north-east of Paris was made of pillboxes including anti-tank ones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/14/2011

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHôtel du Grand Condé - Chantilly

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[FR] Construit en 1908, les Allemands y installèrent leurs bureaux et services de 1940 à 1944. [EN] Built in 1908, the Germans set up their offices and services here between 1940 and 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 4/23/2015

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World War II SitesHall D'Exposition Seconde Guerre Mondiale au Bourget

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[FR] En plus du Dakota -accessible dans le cadre du Forfait avions- vous y retrouverez les avions emblématiques suivants : [EN] In addition to the Dakota (A seperate ticket will allow you inside) - you'll find the following representative planes :

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 12/29/2017

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World War II SitesSiège du Luftwaffe (Headquarters) - Paris, France

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[FR] Sous l'Occupation de Paris, l'hôtel Ritz a été réquisitionné par les Allemands pour être le siège de la Luftwaffe. [EN] During the Second World War, the hotel was taken over by the occupying Germans as the local headquarters of the Luftwaffe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/25/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesHotel Meurice - Paris, France

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[FR] Le Meurice était le quartier général des Allemands durant l'Occupation. [EN] The Meurice gained notoriety, having been chosen by the invading Nazis as the German HQ in occupied Paris, during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 9/12/2016

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World War II SitesGrand Palais - Paris, France

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This building was used by the occupying Nazis as a truck depot...and later as the headquaters for the Parisian resistance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/19/2011

last visited: 1/23/2016

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World War II SitesPréfecture de police de Paris

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[FR] Dès le 19 août 1944 les mouvements de la résistance organisent l'insurrection en s'emparant de la Préfecture de Police. [EN] The Prefecture is where the resistance uprising, chronicled so well in the book "Is Paris Burning?", began.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/19/2008

last visited: 11/11/2019

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World War II SitesHôtel Lutetia - Paris, France

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[FR] L'hôtel a été occupé par l'Abwehr, qui y installe son quartier général. [EN] The hotel was requisitioned by the Abwehr (counter-espionage), and used to house, feed, and entertain the officers in command of the occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: 2/27/2019

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World War II SitesLuxembourg Palace, Paris, France

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During the occupation of France, the Luxembourg Palace was the headquarters of the Luftwaffe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: France

date approved: 7/7/2008

last visited: 7/16/2019

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World War II SitesLes bunkers allemands de Saint–Germain–en–Laye

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[FR] A partir de janvier 1942 la ville devient le siège de l’Oberkommando West [EN] From January, 1942, the town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye became the headquarters of the Western German High Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 5/27/2009

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World War II SitesHeadquarters of the Parisian Resistance - Paris, France

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Unknown to the public until recently, the headquarters of the Parisian Resistance was hidden in an unused bunker which has been transformed into a museum to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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[FR] Après la défaite des troupes alliées, Adolf Hitler exige que l'armistice soit signé sur le lieu de l'armistice de 1918. [EN] After the defeat of the allied troops, Hitler demanded the armistice be signed at the place of the 1918 armistice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 11/1/2009

last visited: never

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World War II SitesChâteau de La Roche-Guyon - La Roche-Guyon, France

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[FR] Le château de La Roche-Guyon est occupé à partir de février 1944 par l'état-major du general-Feldmarechal Erwin Rommel. [EN] In February 1944, Field Marshal Rommel, commander of Army Group B, made his headquarters at the castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBorne du Serment de Koufra - Rambouillet, France

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[FR] La Voie de la 2ème DB suit le chemin parcouru par la Division Leclerc depuis St Martin de Varreville jusqu'à la prise de Strasbourg. [EN] "La Voie de la 2ème DB" markers trace the path of the French 2nd Armored Division as far as Strasbourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesChâteau de Rambouillet - Rambouillet, France

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[FR] Le 23 août 1944, au château de Rambouillet, le Général de Gaulle annonça la marche de la 2e DB sur Paris, qui fut libéré le lendemain.[EN] On 23 August 1944, two days before the liberation of Paris, General de Gaulle arrived at Rambouillet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/24/2013

last visited: 3/22/2019

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World War II SitesLa voie de la Liberté à Arbonne-la-Forêt

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[FR] La voie de la Liberté est une voie commémorant la libération de la France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. [EN] Liberty Road is the commemorative way marking the victorious route of the Allies, after D-Day in June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 6/26/2008

last visited: 4/1/2017

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World War II SitesLe monument du réseau Ernest Publican - le massif des Trois Pignons, France

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[FR] A cet endroit, les agents du réseau de résistants ont guidé les appareils alliés destinés a un parachutage d’armes. [EN] Here, agents of the resistance network guided allied planes with a mission to drop supplies of weapons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/23/2008

last visited: 5/22/2019

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World War II SitesBombardement de Rouen le 19 avril 1944

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[FR] le 19 avril 1944, un bombardement de Rouen par les Alliés atteint de nombreux monuments, la cathédrale n'est pas épargnée. [EN] The cathedral was first bombed in April 1944, taking 7 bombs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 8/2/2009

last visited: 11/8/2005

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World War II SitesLa voie de la Liberté - Chartres, France

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[FR] La voie de la Liberté est une voie commémorant la libération de la France pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. [EN] Liberty Road is the commemorative way marking the victorious route of the Allies, after D-Day in June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 9/7/2015

last visited: 11/11/2017

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World War II SitesDieppe Raid, Dieppe, Haute-Normandie, France

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Operation Jubilee, was an Allied attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLos Angeles City Limits crash site - World War II - [Traînou - Centre - France]

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Le 7 janvier 1944, un bombardier B-24 D Liberator, le "Los Angeles City Limits" s'est écrasé à cet endroit. /// On 7th january 1944, a B-24 D Liberator bomber has crashed here, the "Los Angeles City Limits".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 3/3/2016

last visited: 4/1/2018

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World War II SitesBorne Patton [Boigny-sur-Bionne]

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La voie de la Liberté est une voie commémorant la victoire des Alliés et la libération de la France. /// Liberty Road is the commemorative way marking the route of the Allied forces from D-Day in June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BCLV4

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: 9/9/2019

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