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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.
Category Settings:
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World War II Memorials / MonumentsDalhart Army Air Field - Dalhart, TX

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Texas in World War II - 2009

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsCo. B, 106th Engineers Btn., 31st Inf. (Dixie) Div. -- Old Warren Co. Courthouse, Vicksburg MS

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A memorial to the men of Co. B, 106th Engineers Battalion, 31st Infantry (Dixie) Division who fought in WWII, at the old Warren Co. Courthouse in Vicksburg MS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/25/2014

last visited: 9/26/2014

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsMissing Man Salute - Aalsmeerderbrug, Netherlands

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Missing Man Salute Memorial relocated from Soesterberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsArmstrong Wall of Honour - Armstrong, BC

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Armstrong's cenotaph is within Memorial Park on the west side of Pleasant Valley Road, just south of downtown Armstrong.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsThe Stones of Sacrifice - Armstrong, BC

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Armstrong's cenotaph is within Memorial Park on the west side of Pleasant Valley Road, just south of downtown Armstrong.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsHMS Arethusa Memorial - Swansea, Wales.

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HMS Arethusa Reliefs - Dedicated to the 156 men aboard the ship HMS Arethusa who lost their lives in 1942, relieving the siege of Malta. The Frigate HMS Arethusa was paid for and adopted by the people of Swansea. South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsMemorial Civilians WWII - Aduard, NL

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Gedenksteen voor gevallenen in tweede wereldoorlog te Aduard / Memorial for those killed during WW II

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eremmel65

location: Groningen, Netherlands

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWinged Lion Memorial / Okrídlený lev - Klárov (Prague)

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The depicted memorial in the shape of winged lion, unveiled in Klárov (Lesser Town of Prague) on 17 June 2014, is devoted to the Czechoslovak airmen who served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 9/20/2014

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsJosef Mikeš Memorial - Prague, Czech Republic

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This plaque honors Josef Mikeš, a victim of the Prague Uprising, an attempt by the Czech resistance to liberate the city of Prague from German occupation during World War II. It is located on a pillar in front of the National Museum in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsShot down bomber memorial - Bratislava, Slovakia

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In Memory of the Crew of Wellington bomber MF 458 'A' of 40 squadron RAF (Royal Air Force)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Bratislavský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: 9/11/2014

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World War II Memorials / Monuments"Letter from Home" -- Williams AZ

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A statue of a WWII soldier reading a letter from home while serving far, far away honors all those who fought in WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/6/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWorld War II Memorial - N. Stonington, CT

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This simple memorial is located on Route 2 across from the Volunteer Fire Department in North Stonington, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / Monuments50th Northumbrian Division - Bayeux, France

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The memorial tablet dedicated to 50th Northumbrian Division.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsMemorial "Woeste Hoeve" Beekbergen - Netherlands

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The monument "De Woeste Hoeve" in Beekbergen (municipality of Apeldoorn) was established in memory of the 117 people (mostly resistance fighters) who were shot here March 8, 1945

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/30/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsVictims of the Nazi Occupation - Prague, Czech Republic

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This plaque is located on the corner of Petschek Palace and commemorates the Czech resistance and the victims of Reinhard Heydrich's courts martial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/10/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsLebo Veterans Memorial - Lebo, Ks.

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This simple concrete and brass memorial is located in a pocket park at the corner of Ogden and Broadway in Lebo, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/9/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPrague Uprising Memorial - Prague, Czech Republic

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This memorial plaque denotes the location of the victims of the Prague Uprising during WWII in Prague, Czech Republic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/9/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsHrob a pamatnik Rudé armády - Kaplice, Czech Republic

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CS: Hrob a památník vojáku Rudé armády padlých v II. svetové válce v Kaplici // EN: The grave and monument to Red Army soldiers killed in II. World War, Kaplice city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ALMOR team

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: never

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Scenic view overlooking Asan Beach which was the site of the 3rd Marine Division invasion during WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 8/2/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsHonor Roll - San Clemente, CA

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This plaque is dedicated to the specific fighters of WWII who called San Clemente home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/30/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsCraigmyle Village World War II Memorial - Craigmyle, AB

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In front of the old Craigmyle School is a stone cairn which was erected in 1927, bearing two plaques - a World War I Memorial Plaque and a World War II Memorial Plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsLt. John Halstead Banks III., Lom, Czech Republic

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2Lt John Halstead Banks, III (Sep. 23, 1923 - Apr. 17, 1945) was a U.S. pilot

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsThe State of Georgia Salutes - Brunswick, GA

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A plaque that recognized many wars and POW's from those wars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsPomnik Obetem 2. svetove valky, Lom, Czech Republic

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CZ: Pomník Obetem 2. svetové války, Lom. EN: Memorial to victims of the World War II, Lom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Petrs11

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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World War II Memorials / MonumentsWatts Mill Veterans Memorial - Laurens, SC

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World War II Veterans Monument honoring the employees of Watts Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: never

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