Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget (HMPMY)

Location: Deming, NM 88030 Luna County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 15.967', W 107° 45.4'

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Jan. 1941 - The New Mexico National Guard was inducted into federal service. They were trained at Ft. Bliss and became the 200th Coast Artillery (AA).

Sept. 1941 - The 200th Coast Artillery (AA) was sent to the Philippines.

Dec. 1941 - Immediately after Pearl Harbor Day, the Philippines were attacked and invaded by the Japanese.

Apr. 1942 - The Americans in the Philippines surrendered to the Japanese and endured the atrocities of the Bataan Death March.

1945 - After forty months of torture, deprivation and humiliation in Japanese prison camps, the P O W S were liberated.

Approximately 900 of the 1800 New Mexico National Guardsmen had given their lives for their country

On the 50th Anniversary of World War II this monument was erected to honor those Americans who were on the front lines at the beginning.
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 9:16pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 240329 N 3573269
Decimal Degrees32.26611667, -107.75666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 15.967', W 107° 45.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 15' 58.02" N, 107° 45' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-379 S Silver Ave, Deming NM 88030, US
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