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Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students

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A memorial to the 7,000 teens who died while giving service to their country during the war. Paper... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
faysie2015
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Armidale, Australia
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One of many memorials in and adjacent to the peace park, this does have some cranes draped over it... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2018
Wombling_Free_7548
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A memorial to the 7,000 teens who died while giving service to their country during the war. Paper cranes have been hung in wreathes.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

One of many memorials in and adjacent to the peace park, this does have some cranes draped over it which brings an air of hope to what is a sad memorial.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This tower has been built in memory of the students who were enrolled to help fight the war. Many of them were killed and many maimed. Located near the A-Bomb dome, the structure is worth a visit to remind us of the lost childhood of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank puchka
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This is a memorial tower in memory of the students who were mobilized to help in the war. Many were killed by the atomic bomb. The students were forced labour, many to work in munitions factory and other areas. Located near the Atomic bomb dome.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This memorial tower is dedicated to the students who were forced into labor to serve their country during World War II. The students were required to sacrifice their childhood and many died in the war. It is located near the Atomic Bomb Dome, before you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank untdrum99
Reviewed 29 September 2018

I enjoyed this memorial and learned something new related to the roles played by the students honored by this memorial. The entire area around the Peace Park is very moving, but I particularly liked this memorial and the plaques depicting the students that are located...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank betteskid
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We visited the A-bomb dome first and waled here. It is a beautiful little memorial that recognises the children killed during the bombing. The memorial is in the shape of a lovely tower and there are 8 doves perched on location around the tower along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aisling L
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t like monuments like this until you hear the story behind this statue. Very impressive and good they still remember the victims after so many years.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Mobilized Students were about high school age and were called upon to work in munitions factories and other war time work. The day the bomb fell, 7,000 of them died while demolishing houses to create fire lanes. The memorial is a tall white tower. This...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

You will discover this on the edge of peace park and like the children's monument a place you should visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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