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Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Comfort Women

 
 
Comfort Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
1. Comfort Women Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
hundreds of thousands of women and girls from Korea, China, Taiwan, the Philippines, the Netherlands, and Indonesia who were forced into sexual slavery by
the Armed Forces of Imperial Japan
before and during World War II.

Dedicated on March 8, 2013

County of Bergen, New Jersey
Bergen County Executive
The Board of Chosen Freeholders
Comfort Women Memorial Committee
Residents of Bergen County

 
Erected 2013 by County of Bergen, New Jersey.
 
Location. 40° 52.729′ N, 74° 2.653′ W. Marker is in Hackensack, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the Bergen County Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Hackensack NJ 07601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slavery (here, next to this marker); Armenian Genocide (here, next to this marker); The Great Hunger (here, next to this marker); Holocaust (here, next to this marker); The Green
Comfort Women Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
2. Comfort Women Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackensack War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Court-House & Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hackensack.
 
Also see . . .  Tensions linger in US over 'comfort women' plaques. Article discussing reaction to the Comfort Woman plaque by those who support the plaque and others who want to see it removed. (Submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Marker at the Bergen County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 16, 2013
3. Marker at the Bergen County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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