World War II

World War II Historical Destinations

Travel to the best destinations in Europe to learn about and experience first hand the devastation, heroism, and sacrafices made to stop Germany, Japan, and Italy’s push for world domination. Use Duckwyn's Travel Passport to add stamps and stickers from these sites to your collection.

European Theater

Todo Marker

More World War II Sites to Explore

Some historical sites aren't big enough or important enough on their own to make a special trip to see. However, if you find yourself nearby, these places are worth a stop.

Vel' d'Hiv Roundup

The site where over 13,000 Jews were held in July 1942 before being sent to concentration camps.

Umschlagplatz Monument

A loading yard where Germans transported Jews to concentration camps.


Saint-Mère-Église was the first town to be liberated on D-Day. See where paratrooper John Steele landed on top of the local church.

Liberty Road

Kilometer markers from Utah Beach D-Day landing to Bastogne, Belgium commemorating the liberation of France.

Humboldthain Flak Tower

One of the few remaining German flak towers. The Luftwaffe used them to defend the city during Allied bombing raids.


Destroyed by the Allies, Hitler spent his last days protected in this bunker. Today, just a small sign remains.

Bastogne Barracks

See General McAuliffe headquarters during the Ardennes Offensive. His forces would be completely surrounded but would not give up the fight.

Photo Attributions: Many of the photos come from these great photographers.

Allied Leaders

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill


Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Union

Franklin Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt

United States

Axis Leaders

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler


Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini


Emperor Hirohito

Emperor Hirohito


The Axis and Allied Leaders of World War II

Use Duckwyn's Travel Passport to find and learn more about these historical figures as you travel the world.

World War II Museums