Memorial to POWs at Hiroshima, Japan
National Prisoner of War Museum
—Andersonville National Historic Site —
In honor and memory of the U.S. Army Air Force and U.S. Navy airmen who lost their lives while prisoners of war at Hiroshima, Japan, the day of the bomb-August 6, 1945.
-S/Sgt. Charles O. Baumgartner-USAAF
-2nd/Lt. Durden Looper-USAAF
-2nd /Lt. James M. Ryan-USAAF
-Sgt. Hugh H. Atkinson-USAAF
-Cpl. John A. Long, Jr.-USSAF
-S/Sgt Buford J. Ellison-USAAF
-S/Sgt. Ralph J. Neal-USAAF
-Lt. /JG. Raymond G. Porter-USN
-A/3C. Normand Roland Brissette-USN.
“The bravery, suffering, and devotion to duty…earned them a preeminent place in the hearts of all Americans. Their heroism is a beacon to follow forever.” –President Ronald Reagan June 27, 1985
Location. 32° 11.83′ N, 84° 7.615′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is on POW Road. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the exterior wall of the patio in the back of the National Prisoner of War Museum at the Andersonville National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battling Bastards of Bataan (here, next to this marker); To the Vermonters who Perished at Andersonville (a few steps from
Categories. • War, World II •
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