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North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Navy Seabees World War II Memorial

 
 
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By TeamOHE, June 30, 2018
1. Navy Seabees World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
Island X-8, Seabee Veterans of America, is proud to honor the Seabees who paid the ultimate sacrifice during World War II. They paved the way to victory against the Imperial Empire of Japan by island hopping across the vast pacific to allow our air power to reach the enemy homeland. They were there to defeat Hitler's Third Reich by courage and "can do” efforts in North Africa, Italy, Normandy, Germany and England.
 
Erected by Island X-8, Seabee Veterans of America.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 2.341′ N, 78° 53.236′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Memorial is on River Road (New York State Route 384) north of Wheatfield Street, on the left when traveling north. Located in Raymond P. Klimek Veterans Park, on the Navy Seabees Memorial Wall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Navy Seabees Vietnam Memorial (here, next to this marker); Island X-8 NSVA (here, next to this marker); U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans
Navy Seabees Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 30, 2018
2. Navy Seabees Memorial Wall
(here, next to this marker); Massacre On Wake Island (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C. (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Joseph E. Darlak, SKIc (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Navy Seabees - Where They Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral's Way (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Tonawanda.
 
Also see . . .  Navy Seabee Veterans of America. (Submitted on December 15, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Navy Seabees Memorial Wall image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 30, 2018
3. Navy Seabees Memorial Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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