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USS S-36

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Hidden : 8/20/2012
In Iowa, United States
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USS S-36 Submarine Monument

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The United States Submarine Veterans, Iowa Base, Placoderm Base, proposed construction of a monument on the Capitol Complex as part of a nationwide effort to establish memorials for each of the 52 submarines lost during World War II. The submarine assigned to the Iowa committee for this effort is the S-36. The Commissions endorsed the concept of such a monument, on the monument grounds south of the Capitol.  (Information from the State of Iowa Website)
Along with the 52 boats lost, 3,505 men lost their lives.

Part of the Iowa Capitol Complex Series:

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USS S-36 (GC3V3N3)

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