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US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East

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Deserving tribute

You must have a lot of guts to serve in a submarine and this memorial is a reminder of how... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Kingston, NY
GPS took us to a wrong location

Headed out from the USS Halfbeak submarine reunion to see the Submarine Memorial in Groton. Now we... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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28 Aug 2018
“Deserving tribute”
19 Jun 2018
“GPS took us to a wrong location”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

You must have a lot of guts to serve in a submarine and this memorial is a reminder of how dangerous the service really is. Just standing next to a real conning tower is an awesome experience. It is also sobering when you reflect on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Headed out from the USS Halfbeak submarine reunion to see the Submarine Memorial in Groton. Now we knew the location was not too far away but when we put the co-ordinances for the “Submarine Memorial in Groton” into the Kia GPS, she took us on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tommy599
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The conning tower of the USS Flasher-SS-249- is the central structure of the memorial. One memorial stone list all 52 submarines that failed to return after a Pacific cruise. The list starts with the Sea Lion SS-195, December 10, 1941 ending with Bullhead SS-332, August...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jack L
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This submarine veterans memorial marker is not far from the Submarine Museum and should be visited. It is a somber reminder of the dedication and supreme sacrifices made by some for our freedoms.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Alan S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A memorial to all the lost submarines and crews is very touching and makes you proud to be an American. The Submarine Service suffered the highest casualty rate per capita of any branch of our military in WWII. Say a prayer and shed a tear.

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank phillyphil2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We found this while on our way to a local restaurant... glad we stopped. It's a lovely memorial and easy to miss.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank RedColumbus
Reviewed 14 April 2017

After leaving the Nautilus Museum, we came upon the United States Submarine Veterans Memorial. The memorial is dedicated to the 3,617 submariners who lost their lives during World War II. There are panels around the perimeter that list the submarine and the number of crew...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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