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Memorials overlooking the water in both New York City and San Francisco honor World War II service members who lost their lives at sea.

The East Coast Memorial in New York City’s Battery Park, on the southern tip of Manhattan, lists the names of 4,611 service members who died during the war in the Atlantic Ocean. About 3,000 miles away, the West Coast Memorial honors all the service members who died in American coastal waters of the Pacific Ocean during World War II.