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Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Iwo Jima

Semper Fidelis

Always Faithful

 
 
Iwo Jima Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
1. Iwo Jima Marker
Inscription.  
Uncommon Valor
was a
common virtue
1945

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 38° 32.731′ N, 77° 20.185′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Fuller Road, on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quantico (within shouting distance of this marker); Kwanzan Cherry Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Molly Marine (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys of '67 (approx. ¼ mile away); Semper Fidelis Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); 5th USMC Officers Basic Class 1948 (approx. ¼ mile away); G-3-1 (approx. ¼ mile away); Dedicated to The China Marine (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
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Iwo Jima Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, August 15, 2007
2. Iwo Jima Memorial
The sculpture, made from limestone, was carved by Felix de Weldon in 1945. After making this and other similiar pieces, Mr. de Weldon oversaw production of the 100-ton Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 12, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on August 16, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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