East Meadow in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Still on Patrol
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We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.
I can assure you that they went down fighting and that their brothers who survived them took a grim toll of their savage enemy to avenge their deaths.
Commander Submarine Force 1943-1946
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
Location. 40° 44.032′ N, 73° 34.661′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Memorial can be reached from Park Boulevard north of County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Silent Service (here, next to this marker); Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (a few steps from this marker); 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Medals of Honor Recipients Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (a few steps from this marker); War Dogs Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
Also see . . . On Eternal Patrol - Submarines that Sustained Personnel Losses in World War II (oneternalpatrol.com). (Submitted on August 3, 2017.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.