Manchester NH Iwo Jima/Rene Gagnon Memorial Historical

Manchester NH Iwo Jima/Rene Gagnon Memorial Historical (HM1T6I)

Location: Manchester, NH 03101 Hillsborough County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 59.525', W 71° 27.612'

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Plaque 1In honor of Rene Gagnon and all those from Manchester who answered their countries call.
PFC Rene A. Gagnon 2nd Bn. 28th Reg. 5th Marine Div.
"Don't glorify war... there is no glory in it"
Rene A. Gagnon "On Iwo Jima uncommon valor was a common virtue." Adm. Chester Nimitz
Plaque 2
Following the bloody invasion of Iwo Jima and four days of savage combat on the island fortress six hundred miles from Japan, Five marines including Manchester's Rene Gagnon and a Navy corpsman, raised the stars and stripes and became part of the most famous photo of WWII.
HM NumberHM1T6I
Year Placed1995
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 299442 N 4762872
Decimal Degrees42.99208333, -71.46020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.525', W 71° 27.612'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 31.5" N, 71° 27' 36.72" W
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Area Code(s)603
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-158 Amherst St, Manchester NH 03101, US
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