San Diego, California: Liberation: POW Sculpture

Sculpted by Richard Becker in 2011, the monument features an emaciated bronze POW in tattered pants stepping into the "Sunshine of Freedom," according to its plaque.

Miramar National Cemetery

Address:
Avenue of Flags, San Diego, CA
Directions:
Miramar National Cemetery. North side of the city. From Noble Drive turn east at the stoplight onto Avenue of Flags and into the cemetery. Make the first left; the statue is there.
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Liberation sculpture.

Miramar National Cemetery

This sacred resting place is a great location to pay your respects to those who have given their lives for this country through serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. The entrance into the cemetery is lined with U.S. flags.

[Jason Linemann, 07/13/2020]

Notable for the "Liberation" sculpture at its entrance, which features an emaciated bronze POW in tattered pants stepping into the "Sunshine of Freedom," according to its plaque.


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