WWII monument in Charlotte cemetery defaced with hammer and sickle

WWII monument in Charlotte cemetery defaced with hammer and sickle
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[Ed. – No, to answer the obvious question this revolting stunt raises: There is nothing so low and despicable the anarchists won’t stoop to it.]

A 20-foot-tall memorial at a Charlotte cemetery appears to have been defaced with paint covering the names of more than 500 Mecklenburg County residents who died in World War II.

The memorial at Evergreen Cemetery on Central Avenue is covered with the words “Glory to the day of heroism June 19, 1986.” The phrase appears to correspond to the Peruvian prison massacres of 1986, when 224 people died in a series of riots.

The memorial … lists the names of 507 Mecklenburg County residents who gave their lives in World War II.

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The hammer and sickle symbol of communism was also painted on the memorial. Yellow paint covers a passage reading, “Dedicated to the memory of the Mecklenburg heroes of World War II who made the supreme sacrifice that you might live in liberty, freedom and peace.”

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