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Lewes clockmakers
Lewes Clockmakers In the 18th Century Lewes was home to many fine clockmakers. The noted Lewes clockmaker Richard Comber (1742-1824) had his business here early in his career. Later moved to 68 High Street.

44 High Street, Lewes, United Kingdom

Pipe passage lewes
Pipe Passage Named after 19th Century Clay Pipe Kiln. Follows Saxon and Medieval access to town wall defences.

Pipe Passage, off High Street, Lewes, United Kingdom

Plaque charles de gaulle, 110 boulevard raspail, paris 6
Charles de Gaulle habita cet immeuble de 1932 à 1937

Charles de Gaulle lived in this building from 1932 to 1937

110 boulevard Raspail, Paris, France

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Leonard and virginia woolf   roundhouse lewes
"We've bought a house in Lewes, on the spur of the moment. It's the butt end of an old windmill, so that all the rooms are either completely round or semi circular. Leonard and Virginia Woolf, Bloomsbury writers, purchased this house in June 1919

Pipe Passage, Lewes, United Kingdom

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En esta casa nació / D. Práxedes Mateo / Sagasta. / 21 de julio de 1825 / Su pueblo agradecido le / dedica este recuerdo.

Pedro Sagasta, Torrecilla en Cameros, Spain

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In this building Jackie Robinson on 10th April 1947 received his historic call from the Brooklyn Dodgers and changed America. He lived on the 11th floor in room 1169 of the former McAlpin Hotel

, New York, NY, United States

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The Royal Oak His Majesty King George VI planted this tree 25th September 1945

King's Tree, Howden Reservoir, United Kingdom

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Plovdiv lamartine house plaque
Dans cette maison, le poète Lamartine a reçu l’hospitalité au cours de son voyage en Orient. Juillet 1833

The poet Lamartine stayed in this house during his trip to The Orient July 1833.

, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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Horace Seaver Carswell, Jr Major, United States Army Air Corps Horace Seaver Carswell, Jr. was born on July 18, 1916, to Horace S. and Bertha Rea Carswell of Fort Worth. He attended North Side High School where he excelled in athletics. Graduating in 1934, Carswell entered Texas A&M College and later transferred to Texas Christian University, where he lettered in football and baseball and graduated with a degree in Physical Education in 1939. In 1940, Carswell enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Flying Cadet. He undertook Primary Flight Training in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and at Randolph Field (San Antonio), and Advanced Flying Training at Kelly Field (San Antonio). Upon receiving his wings in November 1940 he served at Randolph Field and Goodfellow Field (San Angelo) where he met and later married Virginia Ede in October 1941. Two months later the U.S. entered World War II. Carswell served in stateside assignments until April 1944, when he was transferred to the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations and to the 374th Bombardment Squadron, 308th Bombardment Group. Major Carswell commanded a unit of radar-equipped B-24J bombers at Liuchow, China. On October 26, 1944, he led a nighttime interdiction mission over the South China Sea. While attacking an enemy convoy, his aircraft was severely damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire. Carswell nursed his aircraft to the China coast where he ordered his crew to parachute to safety. When two of his crew could not bail out, he selflessly remained with his aircraft, searching for a spot to land until the damaged plane crashed into a mountainside. Carswell was posthumously awarded the medal of honor, which was presented to his wife and young son. In 1948, his remains were repatriated and buried in Fort Worth. That same year, Army Air Field was renamed Carswell Air Force Base in his honor. Its airstrip is still officially named "Carswell Field." (2016) Marker is Property of the State of Texas

200 Pumphrey Dr., Westworth Village, TX, United States

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Fort Worth Army Air Field By January 1941, negotiations between Fort Worth civic advocates, led by Amon G. Carter, and the U.S. Army yielded an agreement to construct an aircraft plant near the city to build B-24 Liberator bombers. Legislation later authorized the creation of a landing field adjacent to the completed Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation Plant No. 4 which became Tarrant Field/Tarrant Field Airdrome. Three months after the U.S. joined World War II, the plant was in operation and the Army moved forward to create an Air Base to utilize this proximity between sites to facilitate B-24 crew training. This air base opened in August 1942 and was named Fort Worth Army Air Field (FWAAF) in May 1943, training more than 4,000 pilots between 1942 and 1944. It allowed the city to contribute substantially to victory for the U.S. and Allied Powers. In late January 1948, FWAAF was renamed Carswell Air Force Base in honor of Fort Worth native and Medal of Honor recipient Major Horace S. Carswell, Jr. The site became a key U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC) base during the Cold War, serving as a highly visible symbol of nuclear deterrence and force projection. The site was the first SAC base to be equipped with the Fort Worth-produced B-36 Peacemaker bomber and transitioned by 1959 to the legendary B-52 Stratofortress bomber. In 1972, B-52s stationed here participated in the most powerful SAC campaign of the Vietnam War, Operation Linebacker II. After the end of the Cold War, Carswell AFB closed in September 1993. In October 1994, the site reopened as Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, supporting active duty and reserve units in the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, and the Texas Air National Guard. This base greatly aided training and support of the U.S. Military during the Global War on Terrorism and continues a long tradition of professional excellence in the defense of the Nation. (2016) Marker is Property of the State of Texas

200 Pumphrey Dr., Westworth Village, TX, United States

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near the entrance to the cave Črna Jama, Postojna, Slovenia

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NA 23. IV. 1944 — JE OD TU ODŠEL V POSTOJNSKO JAMO MINERSKI VOD XXXI. DIVIZIJE IN OKUPATORJU UNIČIL SKLADIŠČE BENCINA

near the entrance to the cave Črna Jama, Postojna, Slovenia

Bazoches sur guyonne plaque monnet
Jean MONNET citoyen d’honneur de l’Europe a vécu dans cette maison de 1945 jusqu’à sa mort, en 1979. Ici a été conçu en 1950, le projet de communauté européenne.

Jean Monnet citizen of honour of Europe lived here from 1945 until just before his death in 1979. Here was conceived in 1950, the project of European community.

Rue du Vieux Pressoir, Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, France

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Opened on 18th June 2004 To commemorate the Papa-India Air disaster in Staines When 118 lives were lost In gratitude for all those who assisted on 18th June 1972

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Joseph Aloysius Hansom

114 Micklegate, York, United Kingdom

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Samuel Tuke

Tuke House, Lawrence Street, York, United Kingdom

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Joseph Terry confectioner and chocolatier (1793-1850) founder of Terry's of York had his first factory and shop here

3-5 St Helen’s Square, York, United Kingdom

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Anseo a marbhuigheadh an t-Athair Miceál Ó Murchadha agus é ag treorú a chuid fear calma i gCath Inbhir Mhóir 9adh lá de Meitheamh 1798. At this spot Fr. Michael Murphy was killed while leading his gallant followers in the Battle of Arklow 9th June 1798

At this spot Fr. Michael Murphy was killed while leading his gallant followers in the Battle of Arklow 9th June 1798

Coolgreany Road, Arklow, Ireland

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James Gleeson 1889-1977 Teach James Gleeson, Óglaigh na hÉireann, Cill Chomhghaill agus Inis Córthaidh 1916. Home of James Gleeson, Irish Volunteer, Kilcoole and Enniscorthy, 1916.

8 Esmonde Street, Gorey, Ireland

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2015 Conservation Award. Hortons' Estate Ltd for the Restoration of the Façade of the Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel - Church Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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