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Managed By: Icon Here World War 2 Memorials
Description:
Catalog, waypoint and photograph Monuments dedicated to those who served in, or died during, WWII (World War Two).
Expanded Description:
We're looking for Monuments and memorials specifically commemmorating those who served in World War Two. It can be anything from a generic plaque / memorial honoring "those who served in World War Two" with no names or specifics listed, to listing a specific name or names.
Cenotaphs are also included, provided they specifically list people who served / died in World War Two.
Memorials honoring more than one war, even if it includes World War Two, should be listed in the Non-Specific Veterans Memorials "Multi-War Monument" category.

**UPDATE**
We are now also accepting submissions of memorials for non-military people who died as a direct result of World War 2, such as those who died during the Blitz.
Instructions for Posting a World War II Memorials / Monuments Waymark:

Overview:
A description of the area, and a photo of the monument must be included. The default photo will be an "art shot" of the monument - well-framed, and with NO GPS in the photo. (Save that for the "Attended" log). If there are names listed, include an additional photo(s) with closeups of the names.

If this monument is on private property, please indicate you have received permission not only to list it, but for others to go onto this property to SEEK it! If it is in a restricted-access area, such as in a dawn-to-dusk park, please indicate the times and days people can seek the memorial. Also indicate in your text will be information explaining the commemorating of a specific WW II event, place, ship, etc., if such condition exists.

UPDATE:
The following items must be entered into the "Long Description":

- A physical description of the monument
- A physical description of the area (i.e.: just "in a park" is not acceptable)
- Pertinent text on the marker or monument to be included or a screen shot inserted using HTML. If the original text is in a language other than English, an English translation might be provided.
- Close-up photos of any special medallions, pictures, carvings, etc. on the monument itself.

The Long Description be filled in. This should include some UNIQUE text. Use the above requirements as your guide for what to include in your waymark.

Naming Convention:
In an effort to bring some uniformity to the category, the title of each waymark shall look like this example highlighted in red: Liberty Ship Memorial - South Portland, ME

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Include a photo containing, at minimum, the monument and your GPSr. We'd prefer a photo containing YOU at the monument, but we understand that some people are camera-shy.
Also include a bit about your visit here.
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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWorld War II Monument - Oak Hill (Oswego), NY

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White Marble memorial to those from the Oak Hill neighbourhood of Oswego who served, and those who died in service during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWorld War Two Memorial 1939 - 1945 - Cairns, QLD, Australia

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The World War Two Memorial Memorial is part of the Memorial Gardens located just beside the Cenotaph on the Cairns Esplanade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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This memorial can be spotted in Park Padlych.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Algen.cz

location: Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWorld War II Memorial Flagpole - Endicott, NY

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World War II Memorial Flagpole by the old IBM Lab building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsSandakan Memorial - Kings Park , Perth, Western Australia

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A plaque and a memorial to those who died in Sandakan P.O.W. camp

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsTobruk Memorial - Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia

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A memorial to the "Rats of Tobruk"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsVyner Brooke Memorial - Kings Park, Perth , Wsetern Australia

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A plaque commemorating those who lost their lives in the sinking of the Vyner Brooke and the aftermath during World War Two.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/9/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsZ-Force Memorial - Cairns, QLD, Australia

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The Z-Force Memorial is located on the Cairns Esplanade right beside the World War I memorial. It was rededicated on 26 October 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsUSS Freestone Memorial - Fairfield, TX

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A small monument on the grounds of the Freestone County Courthouse in Fairfield, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 12/10/2014

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWashington Park Memorial - Alameda, CA

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A memorial in Washington Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / Monuments6th Australian Division Memorial - Sydney, NSW, Australia

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This WWII memorial is located at the Customs Officers Stairs in the Rocks, Sydney's oldest and most central neighbourhood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPametní deska obetem 2. svetové války - Kobylisy, Praha 8

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Memorial plaque to the victims WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/21/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPametní deska Jirí Rakovec - Nádraží Dejvice, Praha 6, CZ

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Memorial plaque of Jirí Rakovec, railroaders who died in the Prague Uprising.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPametní deska Vladimír Jedlicka - Praha 6, CZ

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Memorial plaque Vladimir Jedlicka, who at this point fell 05.05 1945 in fighting the Prague uprising.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPametní deska Jan Konstantin Kessler - Praha 6, CZ

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A memorial plaque Jan Konstantin Kessler, general of medical services and physician, who was executed by the Nazis in 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPamátní obetí Pražského povstání - Krc, Praha, CZ

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Memorial to eight heroes, who fell in these area during the Prague Uprising in May 1945

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWorld War II Memorial - Johnson City, NY

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A WWII monument in front of the former American Legion Building, Frank A. Johnson Post 758

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsUniversity of Montana Students Memorial - Missoula, MT

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This large plaque hangs on the south wall in the alcove of the main entrance of University Hall, the oldest building on campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsHeritage Park WWII Memorial -- Irving TX

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A small bronze plaque honoring the men and boys of Irving who died in World War II was donated by the Lions Club in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2014

last visited: 12/3/2014

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsLeskovice massacre monument - Leskovice, okres Pelhrimov, CZ

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Memorial of one of the last massacres that at the end of WWII was committed by the SS in Bohemia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/30/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsMosquito monument Woubrugge, Netherlands

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Mosquito monument in Woubrugge dedicated to the pilots of the crashed Mosquito aircraft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsHrdinum II. narodniho odboje - Brankovice, Czech Republic

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CZ: Pametni deska // EN: Memorial plaque

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsThe Lake Superior Regiment - Thunder Bay, Ontario

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a bronze plaque which can be found in a municipal park, which dedicates the park to the Lake Superior Regiment

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsJan Pulpytel - Brno, Czech Republic

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CZ: pametni deska na pamatku Jana Pulpytla // EN: Memorial plaque to the memory of Jan Pulpytel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWWII monument-Bruyères-Lorraine,France

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A nos enfants morts aux combats! Our children died in combat!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 11/25/2014

last visited: never

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