Factories and Shipyards
Industrial centers around the world built and maintained thousands upon thousands of ships, aircraft, vehicles, small arms, and other gears of war.
Military Bases and Fortifications
A selection of fortifications, airfields, naval ports, and other strategic positions important to offensive and defensive campaigns in WW2.
Government Buildings and Military Headquarters
Generals, admirals, and leaders of various titles conducted war from these facilities equipped with sophisticated communications equipment, features for safety, and in many cases prestige.
For becoming prisoners of war, judged subversives, or simply being born of a certain ethnicity, countless of people were held captive at prison camps across the world.
A list of other types of facilities that held importance during the WW2 era.
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Facility Section Founder: David Stubblebine
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, David Stubblebine
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Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, Aug 1939