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Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bataan Corregidor Memorial

 
 
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By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
1. Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Navy - Marines - Army - Army Air Corps
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.
 
Location. 36° 54.663′ N, 76° 9.194′ W. Marker is in Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on Nider Boulevard 0.1 miles from 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);
Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
2. Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker
Adam Thoroughgood House (approx. 2˝ miles away); How do Planes Fly? (approx. 2.7 miles away); Norfolk International Airport (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
3. Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker
Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
4. Bataan Corregidor Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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