Little Creek in 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.
Location. 36° 54.663′ N, 76° 9.194′ W. Marker is in Little Creek, Virginia, in Virginia Beach. 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. 2½ miles away); Adam Thoroughgood House (approx. 2½ miles away); How do Planes Fly? (approx. 2.7 miles away); Norfolk International Airport (approx. 2.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.