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San Mateo in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Central Park Veterans Memorial – Japanese American Combat Team

 
 
Central Park Veterans Memorial – Japanese-American Combat Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
1. Central Park Veterans Memorial – Japanese-American Combat Team Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
442nd
Japanese American
Combat Team

and their families
"Go For Broke"

 
Erected by Boy Scouts of America and Sponsors.
 
Location. 37° 33.696′ N, 122° 19.288′ W. Marker is in San Mateo, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from South El Camino Real. Touch for map. Marker is located at Central Park which is bordered by El Camino Real, East 5th Avenue, Laurel Avenue and 9th Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3050 East 5th Avenue, San Mateo CA 94401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Park Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Central Park Veterans Memorial - Screaming Eagles Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Park and The Kohl Pumphouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Park Veterans Memorial – World War I (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Central Park Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); First Business Structure
Japanese-American Combat Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
2. Japanese-American Combat Team Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Morse’s Corners (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Camp Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Mateo.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansMilitaryWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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