US Marine Corps War Memorial, George Washington Memorial Parkway
—National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —Imagine bombing a small, treeless island non-stop for 72 days. Then came the US Navy's biggest ever pre-landing shelling—three more days' hammering by the battleships and heavy cruisers. How could anyone be left alive on those nine square miles of scorched and churned-up rock?
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 7:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 320464 N 4306660|
|Decimal Degrees||38.89048333, -77.07006667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 53.429', W 77° 4.204'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 53' 25.74" N, 77° 4' 12.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 202, 571|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US Marine Memorial Cir, Arlington VA 22209, US|
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