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KingAragorn

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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2007 7:14:42 AM

Name any place, city, state, region, country, etc. in alphabetic order
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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 12:53:36 AM

Festubert, France
A village in the Pas-de-Calais department; site of a May 15–25, 1915 trench battle that was part of the Second Battle of Artois.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 10:41:24 PM

Epehy, the Battle of Épehy was a World War I battle fought on 18 September 1918, involving the British Fourth Army (under the command of General Henry Rawlinson) against German outpost positions in front of the Hindenburg Line.

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 10:02:46 PM

Dobro Pole- The Bulgarians suffered their only defeat of the war at the Battle of Dobro Pole.

Somehow I knew WWI would be the next category.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 7:26:20 PM

Château-Thierry, France

The Battle of Château-Thierry, July 18, 1918 Was one of the first actions of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) under General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 12:52:27 PM

Bazentin, Belgium, the Battle of Bazentin Ridge, launched by the British Fourth Army at dawn on 14 July 1916, marked the start of the second phase of the Battle of the Somme.

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panj
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 11:17:00 AM

bellewaerde belgium

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 25, 2014 10:13:21 AM

How about places World War I this round??

Amiens, France, the Battle of Amiens (also known as the Third Battle of Picardy), which began on 8 August 1918, was the opening phase of the Allied offensive later known as the Hundred Days Offensive that ultimately led to the end of the First World War.

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 10:42:36 PM

Zeeland, a Dutch province. The Battle Of Zeeland.

That does for this round, next person please pick a category.

[Edited by: JesusIsTops at 10/24/2014 10:44:06 PM EST]
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 9:55:53 PM

Yugoslavia, the invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:34:27 PM

Xi'an Airfield, Shaanxi Province, China

A base for photographic reconnaissance against the Japanese by US P-38 Lightning aircraft

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:04:13 PM

Windsor, Operation Windsor (4–5 July 1944), was a Canadian attack, which was part of the Battle of Normandy during the Second World War.
The attack was undertaken by the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division to take Carpiquet and the adjacent airfield, from troops of the 12th SS-Panzer Division Hitler Jugend of Panzergruppe West.
The attack was originally intended to take place during the later stages of Operation Epsom, as a means of protecting the eastern flank of the main assault but was postponed and launched the following week.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 8:00:47 PM

Vichy, France

The seat of the governing regime during the Nazi occupation.

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Bungee
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 7:32:34 PM

U - Operation Undertone was a large assault by the U.S. 7th and French 1st Armies as part of the Allied invasion of Germany in March 1945 during World War II. The area involved was between Saarbrücken (Germany) and Hagenau (France). This operation completed the advance of Allied armies to the west bank of the Rhine River along its entire length within Germany.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 1:26:55 PM

Troina, the Battle of Troina took place between 31 July and 6 August 1943, a part of the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 12:55:50 PM

Schweinfurt, Germany

The second air raid on that city's ball bearing factories on 14 October 1943 resulted in the US 8th Air Force's heaviest losses of the war.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 11:48:45 AM

Remagen, Germany
(Site of a decisive March 1945 battle at a bridge over the Rhine River. Six US divisions crossed the bridge before it collapsed. The US troops built three pontoon bridges to replace it to further their advance into Germany.)

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 11:22:15 AM

Queen, Operation Queen was an American operation during World War II at the Western Front at the German Siegfried Line.
The offensive commenced on 16 November 1944 with one of the heaviest Allied tactical bombings of the war.
The operation was aimed against the Rur River, as a staging point for a subsequent thrust over the river to the Rhine into Germany.
It was conducted by the First and Ninth U.S. Army.

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[Edited by: Pielededrac at 10/24/2014 11:22:47 AM EST]
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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Oct 24, 2014 11:05:44 AM

Philippines, one of the first countries invaded by the Empire of Japan.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 11:17:14 PM

Oops....I was a bit slow here..! So here we go with the next one.

Overloon, the Battle of Overloon was a Second World War battle between Allied forces and the German army which took place in and around the village of Overloon in the south-east of the Netherlands between 30 September and 18 October 1944.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 11:14:58 PM

Narva, the Battle of Narva was a military campaign between the German Army Detachment "Narwa" and the Soviet Leningrad Front fought for possession of the strategically important Narva Isthmus on 2 February – 10 August 1944 during World War II.

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Bungee
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 11:12:03 PM

Nagasaki - the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki made Nagasaki the second and, to date, last city in the world to experience a nuclear attack.

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Moe23
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 10:40:47 PM

Midway

Tiny island / atoll in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Sight of one of the largest naval battles ever fought.

Decisive American victory over the Japanese turned the whole outlook of the war into Allied favor.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 9:11:24 PM

Ladbroke, Operation Ladbroke was a glider landing of British airborne forces near Syracuse, Sicily, that began on 9 July 1943 as part of the Allied invasion of the island.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 8:39:39 PM

Kursk, Russia

Site of the Battle of Kursk, A turning point in the Soviet–German struggle and the largest tank battle in history.

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 6:07:45 PM

Japan, of course.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 4:29:30 PM

Iwo Jima
(an isolated Japanese island in the Pacific, well known for its battle, photographs, monument in Arlington Virginia, postage stamps, etc)

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 3:36:11 PM

Hannut, the Battle of Hannut was a Second World War battle fought during the Battle of Belgium which took place between 12 and 14 May 1940 at Hannut, Belgium. It was the largest ever tank battle at the time.

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Moe23
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 3:10:14 PM

Guadalcanal

Island of the Solomon Islands. Over 6 months of intense fighting with ground and naval forces with an ultimate Allied victory.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 2:54:32 PM

Falaise, France

Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12–21 August 1944) was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 23, 2014 10:58:09 AM

El Alamein, the First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July 1942) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War on the north coast of Egypt.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:33:06 PM

Dunkirk, France; site of 1940 battle as the German invasion of France began

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 11:19:47 PM

Caen is a commune in northwestern France. It is the prefecture of the Calvados department and the capital of the Basse-Normandie region.

It is known for the Battle for Caen, with heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in June 1944, destroying much of the city.

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Moe23
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 9:33:23 PM

Nice topic!

Bataan, Philippines
Site of the Battle of Bataan and the infamous Bataan Death March

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 8:47:09 PM

Ascension Island, it's airfield was used for WWII.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 4:06:51 PM

Zion National Park

Designated in 1919, Utah's oldest national park. Known for its incredible canyons and spectacular views.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 3:54:37 PM

Yellowstone National Park is a national park located primarily in the U.S. state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 2:59:15 PM

Xi'an, China
(known for its "Terracotta Army", depicting the armies of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, of the Qin Dynasty)

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 6:08:40 AM

Walt Disney World Resort, informally known as Walt Disney World or simply Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake, near Orlando, Florida.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 22, 2014 12:44:23 AM

Venice, Italy

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Bungee
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:50:25 PM

Uluru - AKA Ayers Rock is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia.

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hnofer17
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 11:40:58 PM

Tour D'Eiffel in Paris, France.

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JesusIsTops
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 10:11:31 PM

Siem Reap town is a popular tourist destination in Cambodia.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 8:35:42 PM

Reiman Gardens is situated on a 17- acre site located immediately south of Jack Trice Stadium on the Iowa State University (ISU) campus in Ames, Iowa.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 2:40:19 PM

Queenstown, New Zealand
(a popular resort town on the shore of Lake Wakatipu; well situated between the aptly named Remarkable Mountains and Fiordland National Park)

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 2:14:24 PM

Petrified Forest National Park is a United States national park in Navajo and Apache counties in northeastern Arizona.

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Hawk01
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Message Posted: Oct 21, 2014 12:18:08 PM

Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 11:43:16 PM

Navy Pier is a 3,300-foot-long (1,010 m) pier on the Chicago shoreline of Lake Michigan.

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CatskillHiker
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 11:36:24 PM

Munich, Germany
(especially popular during the 16 day Oktoberfest which ends the first Sunday in October)

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Bungee
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 11:21:06 PM

The Louvre Museum in Paris is one of the world's largest and most famous museums.

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Pielededrac
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 10:36:59 PM

Kimberly Crest House and Gardens is a French château-style Victorian mansion located in Redlands, California.

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