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Navy Walk Tablet map_it

  • Location: West walk, fountain esplanade
  • Description: Tablet on plinth, trees
  • Dimensions: H: 16" W: 20"
  • Dedicated: May 24, 1947
  • Inscription: TREES PLANTED ALONG THIS WALK / COMMEMORATE THE MAJOR / NAVAL
    BATTLES / OF WORLD WAR II/

    PEARL HARBOR CAPE ESPERANCE / LEYTE GULF CASABLANCA / JAVA SEA
    KOMANDORSKI / MIDWAY KULA GULF / CORAL SEA PHILLIPPINE SEA /
    SAVO ISLAND MAKASSAR STRAIT / DEDICATED MAY 24, 1947/

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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