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Weymouth, Dorset.

 


Weymouth's Main War Memorial,
on the Esplanade, looking out to sea.
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Anzac Memorial
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
WW1 memorial.

The inscription reads--

"THESE ANZAC TROOPS LATER MOVED FROM DORSET
 TO ACTION IN PALESTINE AND THE WESTERN FRONT."

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U.S. Forces Memorial.
IN MEMORY OF AMERICAN SERVICEMEN 1939-45


Detail on U.S. Forces Memorial.

Inscription reads--
"American Rangers marching along the Esplanade prior to D-Day"
"6 JUNE 1944
OMAHA BEACH, FRANCE.
SHOWING GOURAGE AND ENDURANCE BEYOND BELIEF.
3,000 DIED ON D-DAY WHILE FIGHTING TO SECURE THE BEACHHEAD AND STRATEGIC POINTE DU HOC SPEARHEADING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY.

AS THIS MILLENIUM CLOSES WE COMMIT THIS MEMORY TO HISTORY, JUNE 1999."


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