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|The Cabanatuan American Memorial was erected by the survivors of the Bataan Death March and the prisoner of war camp at Cabanatuan in the Philippines during World War II. It is located at the site of the camp and honors those Americans and Filipinos who died during their internment. The American Battle Monuments Commission, recognizing the significance of this memorial, accepted responsibility...||08/15/2009||293|
|In Kochendorf, an satellite camp of the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp was located. It was also known as Eisbär. About 1,800 people were imprisoned here and used as slave labour.|
At the end of March 1945, the prisoners were forced to a death march to Dachau. In the camp and during the death march, at least 447 prisoners died.
|From Wikipedia: After Chiang Kai-shek's death on April 5, 1975, the Executive Yuan established a Funeral Committee to build a Memorial Hall to commemorate him. The design of architect Yang Cho-Cheng was chosen in a competition and groundbreaking took place on October 31, 1976, the 90th anniversary of Chiang's birth. The CKS Memorial was officially opened on April 5, 1980, the fifth anniversary ...||08/18/2005||443|
|The Plötzensee Memorial Center commemorating the victims of National Socialism is a site of quiet remembrance.|
From 1933 to 1945, 2,891 people unjustly sentenced to death by the National Socialist judiciary were executed here. Of these, 68 came from Belgium and 35 of the Netherlands. Half of the people who were executed here came from Germany.
Today, the execution ...
|Location of State Prison Starke in Raiford with male death row and death house and womens death row at Lowell Correctional Facility.||09/28/2006||851|
|USS Grayling (SSN-646), a Sturgeon-class submarine, was the fifth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the grayling, a fresh-water game fish closely related to the trout.|
Grayling was deactivated on 1 March 1997, placed in commission in reserve a week later as she entered the Ship and Submarine Recycling Program, then decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Re...
|The Women's Memorial is located next to the Anglo Boer War Museum.|
"On March 13, 1900, during the Anglo-Boer War, British forces captured the city and built a concentration camp nearby to house Boer women and children. The National Women's Memorial, on the outskirts of the city, pays homage to the 45,000 women and children (including up to 17,000 black people) who died in these c...
|The Passchendaele Memorial is a Canadian war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Canadian Corps in the Second Battle of Passchendaele of world War I. The memorial is located on the former site of Crest Farm, an objective captured by the 4th Canadian Division during the assault of 30 October 1917.|
|memorial to murdered Jews in Germany|
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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the centre of Berlin is Germany's central Holocaust memorial site, a place for remembrance and commemoration of six million victims.
The Memorial consists of the Field of Stelae designed by architect Peter Eisenman and the underground Information Centre and is maintain...
|according to the "historic memorial law" voted by the Spanish congress of deputies in October 2007, this week,the authorities of Santander (north of Spain) have ordered to be taken off, the equestrian statue of general francisco Franco, from the square where it was since 1964. It was the last one still existing on the Spanish territory.On the satelite view, the statue is on the bottom, what we ...||12/22/2008||394|
|The Lieutenant Joseph Patrick Kennedy Junior Memorial Skating Rink was an ice skating rink in the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. It was named after the late Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., who was killed when his B-24 Liberator exploded during a bombing mission. The facility also doubled as a ice hockey rink for Barnstable High School. The last public skate occurred on March 22, 2009. It was replace...||12/31/2011||203|
|The Victoria Memorial, officially called as the Victoria Memorial Hall, is actually a memorial building dedicated to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, located in Kolkata, India. Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal state and a former capital of British India. It is a museum and now a major tourist attraction. ||05/24/2011||231|