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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

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 60 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statute in the shape of an oak tree was unveiled by HRH Queen Elizabeth II on 9 May 2005, the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/4/2018

Image for Stützpunkt Rotenstein - Vazon Bay, Guernseyview gallery

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World War II SitesStützpunkt Rotenstein - Vazon Bay, Guernsey

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During the German occupation of Guernsey the headland of Vazon Bay was designated a Stützpunkt (strong point) and had a number of fortifications.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/17/2018

last visited: never

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

Image for Fort D'Auvergne - St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersFort D'Auvergne - St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This sign attached to railings alongside the promenade gives details of a small nearby offshore fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Allix's Shipyard Le Havre des Pas - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersAllix's Shipyard Le Havre des Pas - St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This metal information board has details of a small shipbuilding yard that has now been converted into a small public open space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

Image for Havre des Pas - St. helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersHavre des Pas - St. helier, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This metal information board attached to railings on the promenade alongside the Havre des Pas bay area of St. Helier describes shipyards that used to be in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: 7/16/2019

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Victorian Post BoxesChannel Island Victorian Wall Box

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A wall mounted box situated on La Rue du Crocquet overlooking St Aubins Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Morn Hyland

location: Jersey

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: never

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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 L'ouaisne Tower - St. Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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Historic FortsL'ouaisne Tower - St. Brelade, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This tower was built around 1780 to defend the island of Jersey against French invasion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Ouaisne Tower - Ouaisne Bay, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersOuaisne Tower - Ouaisne Bay, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This information board is at the side of a footpath alongside the beach of Ouaisne bay. It is at the southern end of the bay and describes an old defensive tower to the north of this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: never

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Historic FortsIcho Tower

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In 1781 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: 11/14/2010

last visited: never

Image for MP2 Tower - Corbiere, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

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World War II SitesMP2 Tower - Corbiere, Jersey, Channel Islands

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This range finder tower was built by the German occupying forces on the island of Jersey as part of their Atlantic Wall defence system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: 7/5/2018

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ShipwrecksGerman patrol boat-Jersey-Channel lslands

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English trailer rebuild to a german patrol boat in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 8/20/2009

last visited: 7/21/2009

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 Normandy American Cemetery Time Capsule -  Colleville-sur-Mer, Franceview gallery

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Time CapsulesNormandy American Cemetery Time Capsule - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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The time capsule is located in the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer on the Normandy coast of France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/13/2014

last visited: 12/10/2017

Image for Guest Book - Colleville-sur-Mer, Franceview gallery

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Guest Books Guest Book - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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The Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is a World War II cemetery and memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France, that honours American troops who died in Europe during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 4/9/2016

Image for D-Day - 70 Years - Bayeux, Franceview gallery

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Commercial CommemorationsD-Day - 70 Years - Bayeux, France

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An anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 10/20/2017

Image for Gothic remnants - Bayeux, Franceview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsGothic remnants - Bayeux, France

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Gothic remnants beside of Bayeux Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 12/31/2017

Image for Mulberry "B" Harbour remnants - Arromanches, Franceview gallery

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsMulberry "B" Harbour remnants - Arromanches, France

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A Mulberry harbour was a portable temporary harbour developed by the British in World War II to facilitate rapid offloading of cargo onto the beaches during the Allied invasion of Normandy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 10/8/2017

Image for Mulberry "B" Harbour - Arromanches, Franceview gallery

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Exact ReplicasMulberry "B" Harbour - Arromanches, France

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A Mulberry harbour was a portable temporary harbour developed by the British in World War II to facilitate rapid offloading of cargo onto the beaches during the Allied invasion of Normandy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 11/11/2016

Image for Mulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, Franceview gallery

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World War II SitesMulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, France

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From the top of the bluffs here in Arromanches, on Gold Beach, you can see 20 concrete structures in the surf; these are relics of the D Day Invasions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 10/8/2017

Image for Radar Memorial - St Aldhelm's Head, Dorset, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersRadar Memorial - St Aldhelm's Head, Dorset, UK

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This important memorial stands on the clifftop commemorating the important work completed at the old Radar Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

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