Canby, OR: Iwo Jima War Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 45° 15.159 W 122° 41.177
10T E 524616 N 5011065
Small Memorial Park on the grounds of the Canby Adult Center.
Waymark Code: WM42HJ
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 06/28/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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From the plaque:
A Tribute to Courage
Battle of Iwo Jima
(Combined American Forces)
February 19, 1945-March 27, 1945

Plaque placed by:
Canby-Auroa Veterans of Foreign Wars Post & Auxiliary 6057
on 02/19/1995

Other info: Over a quarter of the Medals of Honor awarded to Marines in WWII were given for conduct in the invasion of Iwo Jima (27 in total).
Date of Dedication: 02/19/1995

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: This is public and viewable from the sidewalk around the Adult Center.

Location of waymark:
Canby Adult Center
1250 S Ivy St
Canby, OR USA

Commemoration: Those who fought and served at Iwo Jima

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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