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Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

Ardennes

 
 
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
1. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
Inscription.
Front of monument:
World War II
December 16, 1944
January 25, 1945

Triumph of Courage
Rear of monument:
The Battle of the Bulge
was fought by the U.S. Army in the heavily forested Ardennes region of eastern Belgium and northern Luxembourg from December 19, 1944 through January 25, 1945. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, called it
"the greatest American battle of World War II"
Six hundred thousand Americans fought in bitter cold and snow; 81,000 of them were casualties; 19,000 of these died.
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
is an organization of those who endured and survived that great battle. The victory over Germany was a turning point in the war. Some of those survivors are members of
The Southern Arizona Chapter LIII
who offer this memorial.
 
Erected by Southern Arizona Chapter LIII.
 
Location. 32° 13.36′ N, 110° 58.425′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker can be reached from West Alameda Street. Click for map. Marker is in El Presisio Plaza between the Pima County Courthouse and the Tucson
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
2. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 West Alameda Street, Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Plaza de las Armas (a few steps from this marker); Pennington Footbridge (a few steps from this marker); Allande Footbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Exchange at the Presidio (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker); Pima County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); S. E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
3. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
4. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker <i>on the left</i> Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, July 21, 2013
5. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker on the left
The Vietnam War Memorial is on the right. The Pennington Footbridge is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 404 times since then. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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