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Image for Napoléon Bonaparte - Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Basse-Normandieview gallery

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La Famille BonaparteNapoléon Bonaparte - Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, Basse-Normandie

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[FR] Statue équestre de Napoléon face à la mer. [EN] Equestrian statue of Napoléon who's wtach the Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tromel

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: 2/11/2017

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)

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Small but beautiful stone Church of Saint Petronilla (Église Sainte-Petronille), located on a tiny hill in village La Pernelle, is from a far visible architectural dominant of this picturesque part of Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisMonument commémoratif (Branly) - Auderville, France

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Monument commémoratif des essais de TSF par Branly

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BR72130

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Fortifications of Vauban: Fort de la Hogue (Normandy, France)view gallery

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World Heritage SitesFortifications of Vauban: Fort de la Hogue (Normandy, France)

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From a far visible tower of Fort de la Hogue - a landmark of Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue area - is one of 12 fortified objects designed by genial French military engineer Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, which were added to UNESCO WH List in 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2010

last visited: 12/15/2014

Image for Fort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,Franceview gallery

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Historic FortsFort de La Hougue,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le Fort de La Hougue à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./La Hougue in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for Eglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)view gallery

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise Saint-Nicolas / Church of St. Nicolas (Barfleur, Normandy)

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Church of St. Nicolas (Eglise Saint-Nicolas) in Barfleur is the architectural dominant of this small pictoresque seaport in north of Cotentin peninsula (Normandy).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: 7/13/2018

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Historic FortsFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 5/8/2017

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World Heritage SitesFort de Tatihou,Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue,France

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Le fort de Tatihou à Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue./ Fort Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member celene37

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for D-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)view gallery

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World War II SitesD-Day: Liberation of Sainte-Mère-Église & private John Steele story (Normandy, France)

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...in June 6th, 1944 at 04:30 AM the Stars & Stripes were hoisted over the church tower and St. Mère-Église was the first town to be liberated in France. And church tower itself was scene of famous story of one US paratrooper - private John Steele.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 8/11/2017

Image for Pointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, Franceview gallery

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BattlefieldsPointe-du-Hoc Battlefield - Cricqueville-en-Bessin, Basse-Normandie, France

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During WWII D-Day Landings, US Forces bombed and climbed Pointe-du-Hoc to take over a German fortification. // Pendant WWII, les forces américaines ont bombardé et monta Pointe-du-Hoc de prendre en charge une fortification allemande.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/20/2015

last visited: 8/3/2018

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World War II SitesPointe du Hoc (Calvados, Normandy, France)

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...today quiet cliff covered by grass with concrete ruins and offering great vista over Canal, but in June 1944, during Operation Overlord, Point du Hoc was witness of brave attack of the United States Army Rangers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/10/2009

last visited: 8/3/2018

Image for Le Couperon Guardhouse - Le Couperon, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsLe Couperon Guardhouse - Le Couperon, Jersey, Channel Islands

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Le Couperon Guardhouse was built in 1689 and down the years was extended and modified.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesChannel Islands: St John

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The advent of the British wayside letter box can be traced to Sir Rowland Hill Secretary of the Post Office, and his Surveyor for the Western District,and noted novelist, Anthony Trollope,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2009

last visited: 7/17/2009

Image for Seymour Tower (L'Avarison)view gallery

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Historic FortsSeymour Tower (L'Avarison)

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In 1781 after the French invaded Jersey and were defeated at the Battle of Jersey, the Governor of Jersey, Henry Seymour Conway embarked on a project to build coastal defences to better protect the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mikecart

location: Jersey

date approved: 11/13/2010

last visited: 6/12/2017

Image for Jersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdomview gallery

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World War II SitesJersey war tunnels,Jersey,Channel ilands,United Kingdom

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German war tunnels build in 1940 on Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

Image for World Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsWorld Jersey Cattle Bureau - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This sculpture of cattle and plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the creation of the World Jersey Cattle Bureau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: 6/30/2018

Image for St Helier     L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox view gallery

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Victorian Post BoxesSt Helier L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox

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This example of an L A Penfold Hexagonal postbox can be found outside the post office situated in the historical indoor market in St Helier .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: 6/30/2018

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone underneath the balcony of the States Building in Royal Square was unveiled on 10th May 1985 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Queen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Elizabeth II - 25 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This cross was erected in 1977 to celebrate the silver jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Queen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Victoria - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey Channel Islands

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This statue of Queen Victoria was erected in 1887 to celebrate her Golden Jubilee. The statue stands in a public park originally known as West Park, but which changed its name to Victoria Park when the statue was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesResistance Nest Richtfeuer - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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The remains of an old gun emplacement have been included in the wall of the Tourist Information Centre as a reminder of the fact Jersey was occupied by German forces during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 45 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 45 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone at the entrance to Liberation square was unveiled on 9th May 1990 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/6/2018

Image for Liberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statue of local Jersey people celebrating liberation from German occupation was unveiled on 9th May 1995 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Queen Elizabeth II - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsQueen Elizabeth II - 50 Years - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This 14.25 metre high needle was erected to celebrate the Golden anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Golden Jubilee Needle Time Capsule - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Time CapsulesGolden Jubilee Needle Time Capsule - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This time capsule was placed at the Golden Jubilee Needle in 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/30/2014

last visited: 6/20/2017

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