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Comfort Women

 
 
Comfort Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
1. Comfort Women Marker
Inscription.
In memory
of the more than 200,000
women and girls who were
abducted by the armed forces of
the government of Imperial Japan
1930’s – 1945
Known as “Comfort Women,”
they endured human rights
violations that no people should
leave unrecognized.
Let us never forget the horrors
of crimes against humanity.

Dedicated on October 23, 2010
County of Bergen
County Executive
The Board of Chosen Freeholders
and the Borough of Palisades Park

 
Erected 2010 by Bergen County & Palisades Park.
 
Location. 40° 50.804′ N, 73° 59.816′ W. Marker is in Palisades Park, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located next to the Palisades Park Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 257 2nd Street, Palisades Park NJ 07650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leonia Tract (approx. half a mile away); Leonia Patent (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Armory and Drill Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cole – Allaire – Boyd House
Comfort Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
2. Comfort Women Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Washington’s Retreat to Victory (approx. 1.2 miles away); Continental Army Encampment (approx. 1.2 miles away); March to Trenton (approx. 1.2 miles away); English Neighborhood Reformed Church (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tensions linger in US over 'comfort women' plaques. Article discussing reaction to the Comfort Woman plaque by those who support the plaque and others who want to see it removed. (Submitted on January 31, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Comfort Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
3. Comfort Women Marker
Marker at the Palisades Park Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 31, 2013
4. Marker at the Palisades Park Library
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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