Seen The World War II Memorial

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"Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in blood of his followers and sacrifices of his friends."
--
General Dwight D. Eisenhower

Right along Lincoln Boulevard in the Presidio, I discovered there was a
World War II Memorial here. This one represents the West Coast and has the names of 413 members of the armed forces that were lost or buried at sea in the US Pacific waters between 1941 and 1945.
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Dedicated in 1960, the memorial is a long curved wall of granite that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. This statue stares straight out at the ocean.
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This carving "depicts two constellations: Pegasus (the winged horse) and Pisces (the fish). Because the commemorated men were lost or buried at sea, this is a reference to the stars mariners traditionally used for guidance."
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San Francisco isn't necessarily known for it's war memorials, but the Presidio honors our fallen soldiers through this wall. The brave men who have their names here died to protect our freedoms, and I think it's awesome that we can come and see it anytime. It's also a great spot for anyone that wants to be alone in the area.
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