Rising Sun, a War Memorial

Rising Sun, a War Memorial (HM1TEX)

Location: Corpus Christi, TX Nueces County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 48.905', W 97° 23.339'

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USS Lexington (The Blue Ghost)

On the aft side of the island you see a Japanese Rising Sun flag with a black border. This flag indicates the exact location where in November 1944 a Japanese Kamikaze plane (code name Zeke) crashed into USS Lexington, killing 50 of her crew.

His mission was a success.

Please visit our "Above and Beyond" exhibit on the 2nd deck to experience the incredible destructive power of the Kamikaze.
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Date Added Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 658680 N 3077759
Decimal Degrees27.81508333, -97.38898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 48.905', W 97° 23.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 48' 54.3" N, 97° 23' 20.34" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi TX , US
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