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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 SitesBulk Storage Silo Warehouse - Irvine, CA

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During WWII, Irvine Ranch was the world's largest grower of lima beans. It was at this warehouse, now part of a hotel, that they were processed, in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2022

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTustin Marine Corps Air Station - Tustin, CA

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During WWII, the Tustin Marine Corps Air Station provided coastal patrolling from the air against enemy attacks from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/17/2016

last visited: 6/17/2016

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsAmerican Hostages in Lebanon - Lebanese Civil War - Westminster, CA

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A portrait to memorialize the 7 not forgotten American hostages in Lebanon at the civic center in Westminster, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: never

Image for Douglas Aircraft Corporation - Long Beach, CAview gallery

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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 SitesTerminal Island Memorial

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A memorial to the fishing village that used to exist on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles, prior to World War II. In February of 1942, all residents of Japanese ancestry were ordered to leave on 48 hours notice to be interned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member senoritafish

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2009

last visited: 5/12/2012

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Field HospitalsUSS Iowa Battle Dressing Station - San Pedro, CA

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This part of the USS Iowa, near the gift shop, was used as a field hospital during the numerous battles the ship encountered during WWI and the Korean War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: 5/5/2018

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World War II SitesUSS Iowa - San Pedro, CA

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The USS Iowa was recently decommissioned and now on display in the San Pedro Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: 5/5/2018

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World War II SitesWWII Bunkers - San Pedro, CA

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Hidden up and down this steep hill are WWII bunkers, the first line of defense if an attack came from the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: 12/19/2014

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World War II SitesWWII Gun Emplacements -- Angel's Gate Park, San Pedro CA

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Large artillery batteries installed at the former Fort MacArthur Army Base in San Pedro CA during WWII are part of Angel's Gate Park today

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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BattlefieldsBattle of La Mesa - Vernon, CA

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A plaque in front of the Vernon city hall about the Battle of La Mesa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2010

last visited: never

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World War II SitesTown and Gown - Los Angeles, CA

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Town and Gown, a women's club on the USC campus, was originally built as an army barracks for soldiers in training during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: 1/17/2017

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersLA city college fallout shelter - Los Angeles, CA

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A fallout shelter in an administration building at Los Angeles City College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 7/22/2008

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U.S. Civil War SitesIsthmus Yacht Club - Two Harbors, CA

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The Isthmus Yacht Club was built during the Civil War period to house army barracks on the island. Today, it's the only structure that remains from that military installation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/2/2010

last visited: 4/16/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesCamp Wright - Oak Grove, CA

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A site that was used to guard telecommunication wires between California and Arizona during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: 8/10/2015

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BattlefieldsSan Pasqual Battlefield - Escondido, CA

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this battlefield is now a State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/15/2015

last visited: 8/8/2015

Image for Beale-Carson Monument - Mexican-American War - Escondido, CA, USAview gallery

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsBeale-Carson Monument - Mexican-American War - Escondido, CA, USA

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A monument to the Mexican American war, at the historic San Pasqual Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: 8/12/2015

Image for Marine Corps Air Station Miramar - San Diego, CAview gallery

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World War I SitesMarine Corps Air Station Miramar - San Diego, CA

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One of the best known Air Force Bases in all of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/3/2021

last visited: never

Image for Chimney Rock - Lucerne Valley, CAview gallery

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BattlefieldsChimney Rock - Lucerne Valley, CA

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A state marker and historical marker mark the site of the Battle of Chimney Rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: 7/15/2018

Image for Mormon Battalion Monument - Mexican-American War - San Diego, CA, USAview gallery

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsMormon Battalion Monument - Mexican-American War - San Diego, CA, USA

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A statue of a man from the Mormon Battalion, who fought in the Mexican-American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2021

last visited: 9/10/2021

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Remembering FEPOWWake Island Prisoners - MCRD - San Diego, CA

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Headquarters building, MCRD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: California

date approved: 2/1/2019

last visited: never

Image for Ford Building - San Diego, CAview gallery

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World War II SitesFord Building - San Diego, CA

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During WWII, the Ford Building was used by the National Guard, the American Red Cross, and as a training facility for the 251st.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2019

last visited: 3/20/2019

Image for Battle of San Pasqual, Mexican - American War, San Diego, California, USAview gallery

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BattlefieldsBattle of San Pasqual, Mexican - American War, San Diego, California, USA

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Memorial to commemorate the Battle of San Pasqual fought during the war with Mexico in December, 1846, in what is now San Diego County, California. The battlefield is about 30 miles northeast of this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI

location: California

date approved: 5/30/2008

last visited: 8/20/2014

Image for Naval Air Station North Island - Coronado, CAview gallery

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World War II SitesNaval Air Station North Island - Coronado, CA

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A military base on Coronado Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2018

last visited: 3/21/2018

Image for Palawan Sculpture  -  San Diego, CAview gallery

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Remembering FEPOWPalawan Sculpture - San Diego, CA

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This sculpture is located in the Veterans Museum in San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park at 2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, Ca 92101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2012

last visited: 2/13/2017

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