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Commando Monument

Spean Bridge, Scotland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Regensburg, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The best part of the monument visit is the walk through the woods to get to it. The street is easy and boring -- the woods are easy and beautiful. It's a nice welcome to the West Highlands if you're new to the area.

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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106 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A plaque on the statue monument explains the history of the Commandos who trained in the area. A memorial garden is situated close to the monument, which is very moving & emotional because it contains additions from recent conflicts. Beautiful views surround the Memorial area.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I am always awe struck by cenotaphs in communities I visit, and this one was no different. It highlights vets from the early 20th century right up to the present time. Take 10 minutes out of your day, visit this memorial, and take in the beauty of the landscape around you.

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London, United Kingdom
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105 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Between Fort Williams and Skye, you will drive past this imposing monument - or should I say three monuments. The view alone is worth pausing to take in. But the monuments are very moving. The original one marks the area in which commandos trained during the Second World War and has a brief history to explain how Churchill invented this... More

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Rochdale / Kendal
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

A very moving memorial with spectacular views of the area. Lots of private memorials to individuals written for everyone to read. Interesting and emotional.

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Pakenham, United Kingdom
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122 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Situated about 2 miles outside Spean Bridge in a stunning location, the memorial is dedicated to the Commandos, as their training bases were situated close by. Unveiled in 1952, it features three commandos looking towards the Nevis range of mountains..

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Bilthoven, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So sad to see how many youngsters gave their life for our freedom. And all these commandos were good people.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

The commando monument is located is a beautiful,area looking out to the Nevis range. We have been for the last 8 years in a row and always make time to go and pay our respect to the fallen. If you ever get a chance to go on Remembrance Sunday it is a very moving experience indeed and doing the silence... More

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very well kept place remembering fallen heroes from the world wars and the more recent troubles around the world.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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190 reviews 190 reviews
75 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

and a wonderful memorial to all those heroes. It's moving to see the newer plaques to remind all that there are still today soldiers fighting for this country.

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