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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: 9/22/2021

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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: 9/18/2021

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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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World War II SitesBombekrater - Frøslev Plantage - Padborg, Danmark

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Et ud af flere bombekratere i Frøslev Plantage. Stammer fra 27. august 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/21/2021

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLigne de démarcation Bléré - Bléré, Centre, France

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[FR] Ligne délimitant la zone libre de la zone occupée durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, en France. La borne se situe au bord de l'avenue du 11 novembre, devant le brico marché

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 7/12/2021

last visited: 7/12/2021

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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: 9/25/2021

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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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