A memorial hiding in plain sight Brooklyn: I am a regular weekly subscriber to the Daily News. I am 85 years old and have been reading this paper for more than 60 years. While reading Sunday’s paper, I came across the article titled “An insider’s guide to Brooklyn Heights.” When I saw picture No. 3, Cadman Plaza Park, all I read about was the area being used as a dog run. But the granite-and-limestone building pictured in the background is a very sacred structure called the Brooklyn War Memorial, which the story does not even mention. The memorial was dedicated Nov. 12, 1951. It symbolizes and was dedicated to the 300,000 American men and women who served and died in World War II. I attended the dedication ceremony as a World War II veteran. My three other brothers served in WWII as well. I just thought something would have been mentioned in the article about the history of the building in the background, so I wanted to bring it to your attention. Jack Vanasco Sr. Don’t let their memory . . . Brooklyn: We must remember on this Memorial Day all the sacrifices that were made by our men and… Read full this story
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