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|This small area of woodland was taken by German troops in 1914, and during the winter of 1914/15 a system of trenches was constructed in the what the Allies called 'Croonaert Wood', but which the Germans named 'Baynerwald' ('Bavarian Wood') as it was Bavarian units which had first been stationed here. Adolf Hitler had served here in 1914/15, and was awarded an Iron Cross close by, while working...||09/18/2009||491|
|The Canadian Hill 62 (Sanctuary Wood) Memorial is a war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in defending the southern stretches of the Ypres Salient between April and August 1916 including actions in battle at the St. Eloi Craters, Hill 62, Mount Sorrel and Sanctuary Wood. These battles marked the first occasion in which Canadian divisions engaged in planned offensive o...||08/14/2009||210|
|On 14 July (Bastille Day) the Fourth Army was finally ready to resume the offensive in the southern sector. The attack, known as the battle of Bazentin Ridge, was aimed at capturing the German second defensive position which ran along the crest of the ridge from Pozières, on the Albert–Bapaume road, southeast towards the villages of Guillemont and Ginchy. The objectives were the villages of Baz...||10/10/2005||991|
|This is one of two circus museums in Denmark. It's located in the former Circus Miehe arena made of wood from 1912. A building made of bricks were build 1982 when the museum opened.|
It's a small museum under Sydhimmerlands Museum.
The museum shows items from the Miehe Circus but also some of the Schumann dynasty, including Charlie Rivel. He was related to the Schumann dyna...
|Yorkshire Trench was the name given to a front line position dug by units of the 49th (West Riding) Division near the Yser canal at Boesinghe in 1915/16.|
What can be seen at this site is a whole section of the trench, at its original depth, with fire-steps and loopholes, and the entrances to two sections of tunnels and dugouts. The dugouts probably date from a later period, 1916...
|Sanctuary of Truth, Prasat Sut Ja-Tum, Buddish temple in Pattaya, Thailand||07/21/2006||501|
|Gweek seal sanctuary on Helford River in Cornwall
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|The Battle of Polygon Wood was a small conflict of the Battle of Passchendaele in World War I. The majority of the battle was fought near Ypres, Belgium, in an area named the Polygon Wood after the layout of the area. However, much of the woodland had been under intense shelling during the Battle of Passchendaele, and the area changed hands many times throughout the course of the campaign. The ...||11/19/2009||1,164|
|Covering a 6.2 sq km-area surrounded by a buffer zone, the Sanctuary holds approimately 266 species of fauna and 47 of flora. The existence of various ecosystems - mangroves, mudflats, lagoons, sabkhas, reed beds and shrub lands - contributes to rich biological diversity. |
|Bom Jesus do Monte is a Portuguese sanctuary in the surroundings of the city of Braga, in northern Portugal. Its name means Good Jesus of the mountain.|
The Sanctuary is a notable example of pilgrimage site with a monumental, Baroque stairway that climbs 116 metres (381 feet). It is an important tourist attraction of Braga.
|Dudley Wood Stadium on Dudley Wood Road in Dudley, West Midlands, England was opened in 1947 and was mainly used for greyhound racing and speedway. The stadium was demolished in 1998 by the new owners (Barratt Homes), despite not receiving planning permission for their home development project.|
|Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.||08/13/2005||624|