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The Hellships Memorial

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Olongapo, Luzon, Philippines
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WWII memorial

As a history buff, this area was my favorite spot of sights. This memorial was for Australia. There... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Chris W
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Atlanta, Georgia
at beach with the big subic bay letters

was at the beach for a picture with the big letters, the memorial was very classy and added a... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Bikeman B
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North Berwick, Maine
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

As a history buff, this area was my favorite spot of sights. This memorial was for Australia. There are other nearby ones, one surprising statue which celebrates the voting to get rid of USA from Philippines. Hmmmm

Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

was at the beach for a picture with the big letters, the memorial was very classy and added a historical twist on our beach venture. saw 2 big us navy ships dock along side a huge freighter.

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

A fitting memorial for all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy today. Solid construction set in faux marble of grey and black. Listed are those lost at sea during WW2. I just hope they do something with the flooring because...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Am interesting and poignant memorial to those allied servicemen that made the ultimate sacrifice during WW2 in south east Asia We must never forget the cost of fighting despots and tyranny and remember those who fought to give us the freedom we enjoy today The...More

Thank Maxiesan
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're already in the boardwalk area, SBMA and if you're interested in history it's worth a look. It's basically information about the hellsships and their horrors which I had never heard of until I saw this memorial. You'll find it on the Boardwalk near...More

Thank CertifiedTurista
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

This memorial commemorates those souls who were lost onboard what were known as “Hell Ships”. The memorial is located on the waterfront in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. This is a solemn location, which offers a place of quiet reflection, for future generations to recognize...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went this morning, there is plenty of information on the sight, well looked after. A very good tribute to brave men USA uk Philippines Australia, and a lot more country,s

Thank gerald m
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This was a very good place to visit. Its right on the broadwalk. It has alot of information that a lot of people did not know about the war.You must take about 10 minutes to stop and look around.

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

a memorial for those WWII heroes, a fitting tribute for all of them and a reminder for the next generation.

Thank raymmiconmapper
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

It's a nice place to hang out with the family to merge bonding and learning. It's right beside the sea so the breeze is quite good specially in the late afternoon.

Thank _LeeKO_22
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