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Image for Commanderie des Templiers de la Villedieu - Elancourt (Les Yvelines), Franceview gallery

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsCommanderie des Templiers de la Villedieu - Elancourt (Les Yvelines), France

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[FR] La commanderie a été fondée entre 1150 et 1180 par les moines-soldats de l'Ordre du Temple. [EN] The commandery was founded between 1150 and 1180 by the soldier monks of the Templar order.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/16/2017

last visited: never

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsStatue Le Templier - Elancourt (Les Yvelines), France

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[FR] Inaugurée en septembre, 2006, quatre années de travail ont été nécessaires pour donner le jour à cette statue équestre. [EN] Inaugurated in September, 2006, it took four years of work to finish this equestrian statue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 10/17/2017

last visited: never

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsMaison Saint-Jean la Clairière - Garches, France

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[FR] La Clairière est une maison d’accueil pour les familles de malades venant de Province, d’Outre-Mer et de l’étranger. [EN] La Clairière is a center which houses the families of the sick coming from the French provinces, and abroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLes bunkers allemands de Saint–Germain–en–Laye

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[FR] A partir de janvier 1942 la ville devient le siège de l’Oberkommando West [EN] From January, 1942, the town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye became the headquarters of the Western German High Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 5/27/2009

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World War II SitesBorne du Serment de Koufra - Rambouillet, France

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[FR] La Voie de la 2ème DB suit le chemin parcouru par la Division Leclerc depuis St Martin de Varreville jusqu'à la prise de Strasbourg. [EN] "La Voie de la 2ème DB" markers trace the path of the French 2nd Armored Division as far as Strasbourg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/18/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesChâteau de Rambouillet - Rambouillet, France

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[FR] Le 23 août 1944, au château de Rambouillet, le Général de Gaulle annonça la marche de la 2e DB sur Paris, qui fut libéré le lendemain.[EN] On 23 August 1944, two days before the liberation of Paris, General de Gaulle arrived at Rambouillet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/24/2013

last visited: 3/22/2019

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsLe Fleuron Saint Jean - Paris, France

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[FR] En 1999, l'Ordre de Malte France a réhabilité une péniche, le Fleuron Saint Jean à Paris dans le 15ème arrondissement. [EN] In 1999, the French Order of Malta opened a homeless shelter on the barge Le Fleuron Saint Jean in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/26/2018

last visited: never

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsSiège de l'Ordre de Malte France - Paris, France

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[FR] Les œuvres hospitalières françaises de l'ordre de Malte appelées « ordre de Malte-France » ont été fondées en 1927. [EN] The French National Association of the Order of Malta was founded in 1927.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsArc de Triomphe - French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars - Paris, France

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The Arc de Triomphe is located in Paris, France, and honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 6/6/2015

last visited: 11/9/2019

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World War II SitesHeadquarters of the Parisian Resistance - Paris, France

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Unknown to the public until recently, the headquarters of the Parisian Resistance was hidden in an unused bunker which has been transformed into a museum to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsLion of Belfort - Paris, France

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This reduced copy replica of the Lion of Belfort is located in the Place Denfert-Rochereau in Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/5/2013

last visited: 11/1/2019

Image for Hôtel Lutetia - Paris, Franceview gallery

NENE24.8 km

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World War II SitesHôtel Lutetia - Paris, France

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[FR] L'hôtel a été occupé par l'Abwehr, qui y installe son quartier général. [EN] The hotel was requisitioned by the Abwehr (counter-espionage), and used to house, feed, and entertain the officers in command of the occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/25/2014

last visited: 2/27/2019

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World War II SitesGrand Palais - Paris, France

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This building was used by the occupying Nazis as a truck depot...and later as the headquaters for the Parisian resistance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/19/2011

last visited: 1/23/2016

Image for Musée national de la Légion d'honneur et des ordres de chevalerie - Paris, Franceview gallery

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsMusée national de la Légion d'honneur et des ordres de chevalerie - Paris, France

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[FR] Le musée national de la Légion d'honneur et des ordres de chevalerie est un musée consacré aux ordres de chevalerie. [EN] The museum is dedicated to the orders of chivalry, decorations and medals – whose study is called “phaleristics”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/16/2017

last visited: never

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NENE25.3 km

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World War II SitesLuxembourg Palace, Paris, France

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During the occupation of France, the Luxembourg Palace was the headquarters of the Luftwaffe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: France

date approved: 7/7/2008

last visited: 7/16/2019

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NENE25.6 km

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World War II SitesHotel Meurice - Paris, France

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[FR] Le Meurice était le quartier général des Allemands durant l'Occupation. [EN] The Meurice gained notoriety, having been chosen by the invading Nazis as the German HQ in occupied Paris, during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 8/23/2008

last visited: 9/12/2016

Image for Siège du Luftwaffe (Headquarters) - Paris, Franceview gallery

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World War II SitesSiège du Luftwaffe (Headquarters) - Paris, France

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[FR] Sous l'Occupation de Paris, l'hôtel Ritz a été réquisitionné par les Allemands pour être le siège de la Luftwaffe. [EN] During the Second World War, the hotel was taken over by the occupying Germans as the local headquarters of the Luftwaffe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for Église Saint-Roch - Paris, Franceview gallery

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BattlefieldsÉglise Saint-Roch - Paris, France

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The steps of the Église Saint-Roch, located on 284 rue Saint-Honoré in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, was the site of a battle between General Napoleon and the Royalist forces in 1795.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 3/29/2018

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsL'Exécution de Jacques de Molay - Paris, France

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[FR] À la suite d'un procès peu équitable, Jacques de Molay est exécuté en mars 1314 sur un bûcher pres de cette plaque. [EN] Philip IV of France had Jacques de Molay burned upon a scaffold near this plaque in March, 1314.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/27/2017

last visited: 11/5/2019

Image for Square du Vert-Galant - Paris, Franceview gallery

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsSquare du Vert-Galant - Paris, France

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This historical marker about the Square du Vert-Galant mentions the execution of Jacques de Molay, Grand Master of the order of the Knights Templar, and Guy, Commander of Knights Templar of Normandy, that took place here in 1314.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 11/5/2019

Image for King Henry IV of France - Paris, Franceview gallery

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsKing Henry IV of France - Paris, France

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This equestrian statue of King Henry IV of France is located at the Pont Neuf, a stone arch bridge over the river Seine in Paris, France. In 1609, the king linked the Order of Saint Lazarus in France to the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 11/5/2019

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World War II SitesPréfecture de police de Paris

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[FR] Dès le 19 août 1944 les mouvements de la résistance organisent l'insurrection en s'emparant de la Préfecture de Police. [EN] The Prefecture is where the resistance uprising, chronicled so well in the book "Is Paris Burning?", began.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 7/19/2008

last visited: 11/11/2019

Image for La chapelle capitulaire des Chevaliers du Saint Sépulcre - Paris, Franceview gallery

NENE26.2 km

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsLa chapelle capitulaire des Chevaliers du Saint Sépulcre - Paris, France

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[FR] La chapelle capitulaire est une chapelle absidiale de la cathédrale de Notre Dame, située dans l’axe de la nef et du chœur. [EN] Relics are preserved today in the Chapter Chapel of the order of the Holy Sepulchre in Notre Dame de Paris.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: 1/21/2019

Image for Eglise Capitulaire Saint-Leu - Saint-Gilles - Paris, Franceview gallery

NENE26.9 km

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsEglise Capitulaire Saint-Leu - Saint-Gilles - Paris, France

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[FR] L'édifice religieux est depuis 16/10/1928 l'église capitulaire de la lieutenance de France de l’ordre équestre du Saint-Sépulcre. [EN] The church became the chapter house of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre on October 16, 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: 9/21/2018

Image for Rue Vieille du Temple - Paris, Franceview gallery

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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsRue Vieille du Temple - Paris, France

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[FR] La rue Vieille-du-Temple est le chemin qui menait, dès le XIIIe siècle, vers la maison du Temple et sa tour. [EN] The rue Vieille-du-Temple, beginning in the 13th century, led to the Templar Commanderie and its tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/4/2017

last visited: never

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