Wall of the Missing along with eagle sculpture

East Coast Memorial

Overview

The World War II East Coast Memorial is located in Battery Park, New York City. This memorial commemorates those soldiers, sailors, Marines, coast guardsmen, merchant mariners and airmen who met their deaths in the service of their country in the western waters of the Atlantic Ocean during World War II. Its axis is oriented on the Statue of Liberty. On each side of the axis are four gray granite pylons upon which are inscribed the name, rank, organization and state of each of the 4,611 missing in the waters of the Atlantic.

 

Location
New York, United States
Missing in Action
4,611

Cemetery Information

Visiting Hours

The East Coast Memorial is located within Battery Park in New York City.

Contact Us

The East Coast Memorial is managed and maintained by staff at ABMC Headquarters. Please direct queries about the East Coast Memorial to ABMC Headquarters.

ABMC Headquarters
2300 Clarendon Blvd.
Suite 500
Arlington, Virginia
United States
tel 703-696-6900

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