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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

World War II

1941 - 1946

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.  
Pacific Theatre
After three years of fighting over a vast area of the southwest Pacific, the war against Japan culminated in the atomic bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Japanese unconditional surrender formally took place aboard the battleship U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945.
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 29° 12.737′ N, 81° 0.52′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.1 miles west of South Peninsula Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named World War II (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War (within
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. World War II Marker
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Vietnam War (about 300 feet away); Philippine-American War/Boxer Rebellion/Border War (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Volusia County, Florida (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 
 
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
4. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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