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POW Liberation Monument
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Memorial. Dedicated on September 16, 2011, the POW Liberation Monument is located at the US National Cemetery Miramar, San Diego, California. Designed my artist Richard Becker, the memorial is a 15-foot tall, bronze, concrete and stainless steel sculpture in tribute to all American Ex-Prisoners of War. The plaque on the monument's base reads, "This statue conveys the excitement, trepidation, exhilaration and emotion of the LIBERATION moment, as the emaciated soldier steps out of the darkness into the Sunshine of Freedom. He portrays the hundreds of thousands who were bound in captivity by the infamy of foreign enemies. This is to stand as an eternal legacy for our community by reminding visitors of the sacrifice of veterans during America's efforts to keep alive the hopes and dreams of freedom for oppressed around the world". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Miramar National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90864592
POW Liberation Monument
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
POW Liberation Monument
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
POW Liberation Monument
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