Salute To Women

Salute To Women (HMRQ2)

Location: New Britain, CT 06051 Hartford County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 39.814', W 72° 47.223'

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Salute To Women
Throughout our century of wars, we have rightfully paid homage, and erected monuments to our veterans commemorating their heroic deeds and sacrifices. Today, we recognize and pay homage, and salute our women; our mothers, wives, daughters and sisters who unselfishly nurtured and nursed their veterans and supported their men by entering the factories, shops, and mills thereby turning America into "the arsenal of democracy," so vital and necessary for final victory; while simultaneously "keeping the home fires burning"patiently and silently awaiting the return of their beloved sons, husbands and brothers - alive or dead.
They sacrificed their men to the horrors of war? they suffered and shed tears in silence? without expectation of recognition, monuments, awards, or medals. They are the true heroines of the century of war? today your veterans salute you.
Louis A. Gentile
Inspired by Aurea S. Gentle
Mary A. Gentle & Sharon R. Phillips
Dedicated, June 13, 1999
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HM NumberHMRQ2
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Year Placed1999
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 684238 N 4614789
Decimal Degrees41.66356667, -72.78705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 39.814', W 72° 47.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 39' 48.84" N, 72° 47' 13.38" W
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Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Camp St, New Britain CT 06051, US
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