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Address: Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
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this was especially beautiful, they had full Bronze replicas of all the aviators, had a Monument from the First Africian- American shot down in 1948also had a bronze door off the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Albany, New York
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

this was especially beautiful, they had full Bronze replicas of all the aviators, had a Monument from the First Africian- American shot down in 1948also had a bronze door off the plane and the Pilots walking out tha door in full aviator uniformsand of a family awaiting the return of their pilot from a mission. Wife and children waiting for... More 

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Seringes-et-Nesles, Picardie, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Take a moment while strolling through Town Point Park along the Elizabeth River to read a few letters home from our service members. It is a bit tricky to find...walk along the water from Nauticus to the Victory Rover boat that takes you on the cruise to see the Navy ships. Letters are cast in bronze and strewn about as... More 

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vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

the memorial is located downtown so parking is a concern but there is lots of paid parking on a Sunday, crowds were few and there is a large shopping centre located nearby

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Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I've seen plenty of nice war memorials over the years, but the letters along Norfolk's waterfront may be the most touching I've ever seen. It is amazing to take the time to read the stories of the men and women who have served over the years, and to read their perspectives as they fought in war. A must stop, just... More 

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Highbridge UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The memorial can be a little tricky to find but worth searching it out Reading the letters is very moving

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Virginia
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17 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We love this beautiful tribute to our military. It speaks loudly in it's silent statues. Even our small children enjoyed this enjoyed memorial. You can also view beautiful sunsets from the point, too.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is one of the most unique memorials that I have ever seen. It is absolutely fascinating and beautifully situated. A must see if you are a history buff of any degree.

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Westfield,WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

My niece took my daughter and me here and we read all of the letters. I left this memorial in tears it moved me so much. A must see.

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Detroit
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is just a few minutes from the nautilus and week worth the find. One of the most moving military memorials I have ever been to. If your in Norfolk, well worth the visit.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This memorial is fantastic...very creative. It is in a kind of odd place, sort of out of the way in the park. It is a must see if you are in the area. Right next to the Nauticus museum.

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Address: Address: Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Norfolk

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