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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

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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

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

SESE53.4 km

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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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SESE53.6 km

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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

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SWSW60.7 km

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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

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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

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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

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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

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World War II SitesChannel Island Military museum,Jersey,united kingdom

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Miltary deffence bunker on the beach of Jersey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lopac44

location: Jersey

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 7/2/2018

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

SWSW65.5 km

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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 MP2 Tower - Corbiere, Jersey, Channel Islandsview gallery

SWSW68.1 km

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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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World War II SitesLanding Of Liberating Forces - Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

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This memorial stone on the harbour wall commemorates the site that British forces landed on Guernsey to liberate the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Guernsey

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: never

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 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 Cosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, Franceview gallery

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World War II SitesCosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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This bunker, nicknamed "Cosy's Pillbox", was involved in the D-Day Invasion of 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 7/11/2014

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World War II SitesJuno Beach - Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

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[FR] Juno Beach est le nom de code d'une des principales plages du débarquement allié en Normandie le 6 juin 1944. [EN] Juno Beach was one of five beaches of the Allied invasion of German occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 5/27/2019

Image for Funkmeßgerät Stellung Distelfink - Douvres-la-Délivrande, Franceview gallery

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World War II SitesFunkmeßgerät Stellung Distelfink - Douvres-la-Délivrande, France

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This former Luftwaffe Radar Station is located in Douvres-la-Délivrande, France. The site is now home to a museum and bunkers at the site house some of the displays.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: 7/13/2014

Image for Funkmeßgerät Stellung Distelfink - Douvres-la-Délivrande, Franceview gallery

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Luftwaffe Radar RuinsFunkmeßgerät Stellung Distelfink - Douvres-la-Délivrande, France

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This former Luftwaffe Radar Station is located in Douvres-la-Délivrande, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 7/13/2014

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SESE104.1 km

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World War II SitesAbbaye aux Hommes - Caen (Normandie), France

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[FR] Pendant la bataille de Caen, le lycée est transformé en centre d'accueil de la défense passive. [EN] During the Normandy Landings, inhabitants of Caen found refuge in the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: 12/12/2019

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SESE104.3 km

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux - Caen, France

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[FR] En 1944, cette église est atteinte par un obus visant une colonne de chars allemands qui stationnait à proximité. [EN] In 1944, the church was hit by a shell aimed a column of German tanks which was parked in the vicinity.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/21/2016

last visited: 12/10/2018

Image for Château de Caen - Caen, Franceview gallery

SESE104.4 km

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Historic FortsChâteau de Caen - Caen, France

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Historic medieval castle in Caen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 3/11/2017

last visited: 12/12/2019

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World War II SitesÉglise Saint-Gilles - Caen, France

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[FR] Détruite en 1944, seuls des vestiges ont été maintenus sur le site aménagé en jardin public. [EN] Destroyed in 1944, the vestiges have been kept within a public park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 1/3/2019

Image for Pegasus Bridge - Bénouville, Franceview gallery

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World War II SitesPegasus Bridge - Bénouville, France

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[FR] Pegasus Bridge (pont Pégase) est le nom qu'a reçu après les opérations du 6 juin 1944, pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale le pont de Bénouville [EN] It was a major objective of the British airborne troops during Operation Deadstick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: 3/30/2018

Image for Prise du pont Pegasus Bridge (D-DAY) à Benouville, Normandie, Franceview gallery

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BattlefieldsPrise du pont Pegasus Bridge (D-DAY) à Benouville, Normandie, France

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Pegasus Bridge – Opération Deadstick – Bénouville – Jour J.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Glandouillage

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 12/22/2016

last visited: 3/30/2018

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