The "Comfort Women"

The "Comfort Women" (HM20JU)

Location: Westbury, NY 11590 Nassau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 44.012', W 73° 34.614'

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In remembrance of the more than 200,000 women and girls who were abducted for the use of sexual slavery by the armed forces of the Government of Imperial Japan, 1930's-1945. Known to the world as "comfort women", they suffered heinous crimes against humanity that must not go unrecognized. The grave violations of human dignity that they endured will not be forgotten.


Dedicated June 20, 2012
Nassau County
Edward P. Mangana, County Executive
Korean American Public Affairs Committee
Gwangju Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
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HM NumberHM20JU
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByNassau County, Korean American Public Affairs Committee, Gwangju Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
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Date Added Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 620167 N 4510151
Decimal Degrees40.73353333, -73.57690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.012', W 73° 34.614'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 0.72000000000003" N, 73° 34' 36.84" W
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Area Code(s)516, 631, 718
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Park Blvd, Westbury NY 11590, US
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