Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Bataan Corregidor Memorial
Dec. 8, 1941 — May 6, 1943
In honor of the 60,000 "Battling Bastards" of Bataan/Corregidor Philippine Islands
May we never forget their sacrifices
Erected 1999 by Henry H. Merritt, CWO-4, U.S.N. Retired, ex-POW.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is May 6, 1943.
Location. 36° 54.663′ N, 76° 9.194′ W. Marker is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Nider Boulevard, 0.1 miles Amphibious Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia Beach VA 23460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pearl Harbor Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Col. John Thorowgood Jr. (approx. 1.4 miles away); U.S.N. Armed Guard of World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adam Thorowgood (approx. 1.9 miles away); Church Point (approx. 2˝ miles away); Adam Thoroughgood House (approx. 2˝ How do Planes Fly? (approx. 2.7 miles away); Norfolk International Airport (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.