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This is a uniquely designed memorial for the local WWII veterans, so while you're walking on River Street go ahead and check it out. A little history for you and the kids. Nice local touch to honor those who gave their all for American freedom!
In Savannah to absorb its 18th and 19th century history, we were drawn to this beautiful expression of 20th century history. My uncle was a WWII Purple Heart recipient and the location of this memorial along the timeless river made the experience all the more...More
This was a surprise, looking like modern art it is actually a World War Two memorial designed to show the Europe and Far eastern theatres of operation.
It is very thought provoking and not what you expect on the main tourist river front. It should...More
I stayed at the Bohemian Hotel which is lovely hotel right across the street from the monument. I could see the Monument from my room. Unfortunately this is a high traffic area and thus well worn. My father, uncles, bosses, and most my teachers were...More
The official name of Savannah's World War II memorial is "A World Apart", not Cracked Earth. The monument overlooks the Savannah River, which was significant in the WWII Allied effort. Liberty ships were built in shipyards here, and supplies were transported along this route.