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POW/MIA Monument - Bay Pines, Florida
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member debbado
N 27° 48.568 W 082° 46.474
17R E 325198 N 3077359
Quick Description: POW/MIA Monument located at the entrance to the Bay Pines National Cemetery in Bay Pines, FL
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 7:24:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM50EJ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
DEDICATED TO THE PRISONERS OF WAR AND THOSE MISSING IN ACTION WHOSE SUPREME SACRIFICE HAS HELPED KEEP OUR NATION EVER FREE

Donated by:
American Ex-POW Chapters
Barbed Wire Seminole Gulf Coast
Florida State #1 and Friends

Dated: May 30, 1988

Description taken from (visit link)
A granite stele carved in relief with a standing figure of a male soldier symbolizing a captured prisoner of war, surrounded by a lightly etched image of barbed wire. He is not dressed in uniform, but wears prison attire, with sandals on his feet, his arms at his sides, his left hand clenched in a fist, his right hand open with the palm facing down, and his head turned to the right. The soldier stands on the left side of the stele, which is inscribed on the right with an inscription honoring all prisoners of war and those missing in action.
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