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Merritt Island in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

World War II

Veterans Memorial Center

 
 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.  
Lest We Forget

European Theater
Morocco , Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, Salerno, Naples, Corsica, Anzio, Cassino

V.E. Day 8 May 1945

Pacific Theater
Pearl Harbor, Philippines, Wake Island, Guam, Bataan, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Battle of the Bismark Sea, Attu, Markin Island, Tarawa, Kwajalein Saipan, Battle of the Philippine Sea, Battle of Leyte Gulf , Iwo Jima, Okinawa

V.J. Day 14 August 1945

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 28° 21.077′ N, 80° 40.981′ W. Marker is in Merritt Island, Florida, in Brevard County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of South Sykes Creek Parkway and Fortenberry Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Veterans Memorial Plaza part of the Veterans Memorial Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 S Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The “Dixie Doughboy” (a few steps from this marker); American Revolutionary War
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
2. World War II Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Korean Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Medal of Honor (a few steps from this marker); POW★MIA (a few steps from this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Operation Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merritt Island.
 
World War II Marker (reverse side) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
3. World War II Marker (reverse side)
Lest We Forget
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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