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World War II SitesKaslo Internment Site - Kaslo, BC

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The village of Kaslo, along the upper reaches of Kootenay Lake, was one of several partially abandoned mining towns pressed into service during World War II to house Japanese Canadians wrongfully interned through the war, and for several years after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesNikkei Internment Memorial Centre - New Denver, BC

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This memorial centre, dedicated to the people of Japanese descent who were wrongfully interned during WW II, has been preserved as a memorial to those wrongfully interned here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSlocan City and Slocan Extension Internment Camps - Slocan City, BC

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During the internment of Japanese Canadians in World War II, Slocan City was used as as a transfer point for internees, from the B.C. coast en-route to other camps, then in 1946 it was a deportation point for Japanese Canadian citizens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSpanish Village Art Center - San Diego, CA

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The Spanish Village Art Center was built for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition as a place for artists to come together present their work to the world. During WWII, it was converted into army barracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesCasa del Prado - San Diego, CA

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During WWII the site of the current Casa del Prado was used as barracks, a field hospital, post office, and a red cross center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLaguna de Las Flores - San Diego, CA

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The Laguna de Las Flores is the reflecting pool between El Prado and the Botanical Building. It was built specifically for the 1915 Panama-California Exhibition held here in San Diego's Balboa Park. During WWII, it was used for wounded soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBalboa Park Club - San Diego, CA

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Built for the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, then restored by the WPA for the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Today it is a public clubhouse owned by the City of San Diego. In WWII, it was turned into a field hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSpreckels Organ and Pavilion - San Diego, CA

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Built for the 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition which was hosted here at Balboa Park in San Diego, California. During WWII, the pavilion was used as a naval dispensary dental clinic and for military lectures/movies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesDe doorgezaagde bunker - Culemborg - NL

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De doorgezaagde bunker, ook bekend als Bunker 599 en Groepsschuilplaats 599

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/17/2022

last visited: 11/17/2022

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World War II SitesGereconstrueerde Loopgraaf Meerdijk - Acquoy - NL

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Langs de dijk bij Asperen zijn de oude loopgraven terug in het landschap. Oorspronkelijk aangelegd begin 1940, voordat in mei dat jaar de Tweede Wereldoorlog in alle hevigheid uitbrak in Nederland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/17/2022

last visited: 11/17/2022

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World War II SitesSandon Internment Camp - Sandon, BC

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Sandon, one of many flash-in-the-pan mining communities in southern BC, lives on despite twice facing its imminent demise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/17/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesU.S. Signal Station - Pigeon Island, Saint Lucia

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Site of United States Naval Air Station and Signal Station constructed during World War II in Saint Lucia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Saint Lucia

date approved: 10/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTie Down on Easemor Circle - Palm Springs, CA

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One of many historical markers in Palm Springs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesAnti-Aircraft Searchlight - Palm Springs, CA

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A WWII anti-aircraft searchlight on display at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSearchlight Cellar - San Diego, CA

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A cellar which held a movable searchlight to illuminate suspicious boats entering San Diego Harbor. It was in use during WWI and WWII, but never was used for its intended purpose as no enemy ships were ever seen near the San Diego Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/12/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMariner's Mile - Newport Beach, CA

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One of many historical markers in Newport Beach, California. During WWII, Mariner's Mile was a US Navy ship building yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTyttölyseo - Turku, Finland

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Muistolaatta koulun seinässä. Memorial plaque on the school wall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 8/21/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesSentry Post, Cameron Camp - St Agnes Beacon, Cornwall, UK

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The remains, A sentry hut for an army training camp, and defenses used during ww2.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/12/2022

last visited: 7/12/2022

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World War II SitesBase sous-marine - Saint-Nazaire, France

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[FR] Elle est l'une des cinq bases construites en France sur la façade Atlantique au cours de la Seconde Guerre mondiale par l'Allemagne nazie. [EN] This is one of five large fortified U-boat pens built by Germany during the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/3/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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World War II SitesSite of the Canadian Northwest Atlantic Operational Headquarters - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The plaque on the Site of the Canadian Northwest Atlantic Operational Headquarters is on the foundation wall of an apartment building at the north-west corner of South St and Barrington St, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/30/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesUrheilutalo - Laitila, Finland

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Laitilan urheilutalolta on lähdetty sotaan. House of Sports on Laitila where troops were gathered for the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 6/27/2022

last visited: never

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World War II Sitesdrakentanden - Delft - NL

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Drakentanden langs de Delftse Schie

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 6/11/2022

last visited: 6/14/2022

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World War II SitesDunnet head, Thurso, Scotland,UK

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Dunnet Head Radar Station was a World War II radar station located on the peninsula of Dunnet Head, Caithness, on the extreme north coast of Scotland. The site lies adjacent to Easter Head, the most northerly point of mainland Great Britain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/25/2022

last visited: 5/26/2022

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World War II SitesU.S. Capitol - Washington, DC

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On December 8, 1941 (one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor) the US Congress inside the US Capitol Building in Washington, formally declared war against Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/22/2022

last visited: 11/6/2022

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World War II SitesMosquito B Mk XVI, ML 979

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Mosquito B Mk XVI, ML 979 bij het torenbosje

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 5/7/2022

last visited: 5/8/2022

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