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Argentina, Buenos Aires — La Recoleta CemeteryCementerio de la Recoleta
This plot was part of the lands donated by don Fernando de Valdez e Incian and his wife Gregoria de Herrera y Hurtado to the secluded order for the construction of the adjoining Convent and Church. The friars had their orchard here until the order . . . — Map (db m79382) HM
Australia, Victoria, Warrnambool — Aboriginal Soldiers
This memorial is dedicated to all Aboriginal men and women from South West Victoria who served their country proudly along with fellow Australians since World War 1. — Map (db m52646) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Andreas Hofer
In diesem Hause hatte anno 1809 Andreas Hofer wiederholt Aufenthalt während der Kämpfe für die Befreiung des Vaterlandes. Hier wurde auch am 2. Novemb. 1809 die Unterwerfung beschlossen: “Nun in Gottes Namen, es wirds unser lieber . . . — Map (db m68138) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Rt. Hon. George C. Price
Father of Belize's Independence 1981 Founder of the City of Belmopan 1970 A man who has dedicated fifty eight (58) years of his life to the Government and people of Belize — Map (db m94508) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Sidney — War Memorial
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British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Sidney — War Memorial
In memory of the men of this district who gave their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 ——— • ——— W.I. Apps • James Arden • H.H. Bedford • V. Cleaves • G.J. Coward • G.C. Cruse • Dean Arnold • H.A. . . . — Map (db m75480) WM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Hosaqami
a replica of the original pole carved in 1960 by Chief Mungo Martin Carved by Chief Tony Hunt and Raised on 8 September 2012 in the presence of The Honourable Steven L. Point, OBC Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia in honour . . . — Map (db m75002) HM WM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Order of Canada / Ordre du Canada
In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Order of Canada and the 125th anniversary of Canada as a nation this plaque has been erected by the recipients of the Order resident in the Province of British Columbia. The . . . — Map (db m75023) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Royal and Distinguished Visitors
As the representative of the Crown, the Lieutenant Governor plays an important ceremonial role that includes hosting royal visitors, heads of state, the Governor General, and other dignitaries. Members of the royal family have toured Canada . . . — Map (db m75026) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), Welshpool — Roosevelt Campobello International ParkLe Parc International Roosevelt de Campobello
The Roosevelt Campobello International Park is a unique example of international cooperation - jointly administered, staffed, and funded by the peoples of Canada and the United States. Established by international treaty in 1964, the . . . — Map (db m63591) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), Wilson's Beach — World War II Memorial1939 - 1945
To the Glory of God and the memory of our Immortal Dead Howard Mallock • Lawson Searles Those who served our King and Country Alison Alexander • Ronald Anthony • Wesley Anthony • George Babcock • Lydie Brown • Manning Brown • Raye . . . — Map (db m54938) HM
Ontario, Ottawa — Thomas D'Arcy McGee1825 - 1868
Journalist, poet, Irish patriot, Canadian statesman and Father of Confederation, McGee was born in Ireland, where he was involved in nationalist politics. Forced to flee to America in 1848, he worked for several years in the United States before . . . — Map (db m75714) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Capture of the Anne, 1838
On January 9, 1838, a force of Canadians and Americans sympathizing with Mackenzie's rebellion, sailed from United States territory and landed on Bois Blane Island. The schooner "Anne," supporting the invasion, cruised along the Canadian mainland . . . — Map (db m37246) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Colonel Matthew Elliott1739 - 1814
Near this site stood the house erected in 1784 by Matthew Elliott. Born in Ireland, he emigrated to the American Colonies in 1761, and during the Revolution served with the British forces as a captain in the Indian Department. He was an Indian agent . . . — Map (db m37286) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Amherstburg — Lt. - Colonel William Caldwell
Born about 1750 in Fermanagh County, Ireland, Caldwell emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1773. During the American Revolution he served with the British forces as a captain in Butler's Rangers at Niagara and Detroit. In 1784 he obtained land near the . . . — Map (db m37291) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — "Holy Roller"
Presented to the City of London by 1st Hussars, 4th June 1950 in memory of the First Hussars who fell in two World Wars The only tank of 6th Canadian Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars) to complete campaign in North-West Europe D-Day . . . — Map (db m18922) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — Crimean War Cannons
These cannon were used at the seige of Sebastopol, and were brought to this country after the capture of that city by the British in 1855. Sir John Carling was instrumental in procuring these three pieces for this city. This gun is a British piece. . . . — Map (db m18928) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — London South African War Memorial1899 - 1902
“In Honour of the Men from the London District who Fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in Memory of Those Who Fell.” 1899 - 1902 [First Panel] Pte. D. L. Moore, R.C.R.- Feb 14th, 1900 Pte. J. A. Donegan, 26th . . . — Map (db m18927) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — London War Cenotaph
East facade: MCM XIV The Glorious Dead West facade:MCM XXXIX 1950 - 1953 Bronze plaque on West facade: In honour of those who died in war and conflict Erected 1934 by the Imperial Order Daughters of the . . . — Map (db m18966) WM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — The 1st Hussars
To the everlasting memory of the members of THE 1ST HUSSARS both the living and the dead, who together with other Canadian and Allied servicemen participated in the glorious campaign of 1944-1945 that led to the liberation of the . . . — Map (db m18921) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — Veterans' Garden2005 - Year of the Veteran
Dedicated November 4, 2005 to remember, honour, and celebrate our Canadian Veterans. May the memory of their achievements and sacrifices be kept alive. This garden was made possible thanks to the generous donation by Angus and Mabe . . . — Map (db m18969) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — Veterans' Memorial Carillon2005 - Year of the Veteran — "We Will Never Forget"
With deepest gratitude to those who so generously contributed to this visible and resonant remembrance of our Canadian Veterans Separate Stone marker nearby: Thank You Canada Thank You Veterans 1940 - 1945 This musical . . . — Map (db m18968) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Edgeworth Ussher, Esq.
Edgeworth Ussher, Esq. November 16, 1838 Here rests, in the hope of a joyful resurrection, the mortal remains of Edgeworth Ussher, Esq., whose devotion to his sovereign and exertions in the cause of his country at a critical . . . — Map (db m75852) HM WM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Laura Secord
[Front Side of the Monument]: To perpetuate the name and fame of Laura Secord who walked alone nearly 20 miles by a circuitous difficult and perilous route, through woods and swamps and over miry . . . — Map (db m49694) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord
[Text inscribed on stone monument]: Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord. [Text on lower plaque]: This stone marker was placed in 1901 by the Women's Literary Club of St. Catharines to honour Laura Secord and was re- . . . — Map (db m51612) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Laura Ingersoll Secord 1775-1868
Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Laura Ingersoll came to Upper Canada with her father in 1795, and settled in this area. About two years later she married James Secord, a United Empire Loyalist, and within seven years they had moved to this . . . — Map (db m49160) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Laura Secord (1775-1868)
[English text]: The celebrated heroine of the war of 1812 is a renowned figure in Canadian History. Determined to warn the British of an impending attack on Beaver Dams, Secord set out from her home on June 22, 1813, on a dangerous . . . — Map (db m51613) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Thorold — Laura Ingersoll Secord1775 - 1868
Who set out from her home in Queenston early in the morning of June 22, 1813, to walk an arduous nineteen miles to warn the British outpost at DeCew Falls of an impending American attack. The information enabled the local British commander, . . . — Map (db m53392) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), South Dundas — Loyalist American Regiments / Loyalists of the Indian Nations / Sir John Johnson
[ Front of Monument ] Loyalists American Regiments 1775-84 This monument has been erected by a grateful province to commemorate the services of His Majesty's Forces in North America, 1775-84 In particular the following which were . . . — Map (db m39747) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — Andrew Archibald Macdonald1829 - 1912
English: Born at Three Rivers, Brudenell Point, Macdonald, a merchant and shipbuilder, served as a member of the Legislative Assembly (1853-58) and of the Legislative Council (1867-72). He attended the Charlottetown and Quebec Conferences . . . — Map (db m80271) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — O Canada!
English: This glorious national anthem, verse by Sir Adolphe Routhier, music by Calixa Lavallée, was sung at the First Congrès Catholique des Canadiens-Français, on the Fête de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, 24th June, 1880. French: . . . — Map (db m80849) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — The Nelson Column, Montreal
North face : In memory of the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Nelson Duke of Bronte who terminated his career of Naval Glory in the memorable Battle of Trafalgar on the 21st of Oct 1806 after inculcating by signal a maxim that can never be . . . — Map (db m33963) HM
Costa Rica, San José — Andrés Bello
Don Andres Bello 1781-1865 Donacion del Dr. Luis Herrera Campins Presidente de la Republica de Venezuela A Costa Rica en ocasión del Bicentenario del nacimiento del gran sabio venezolano 29-noviembre-1981 English translation: Andrés . . . — Map (db m92455) HM
Costa Rica, San José — Miguel Hidalgo
Miguel Hidalgo 1753-1811 Padre de la Independencia Mexicana del pueblo de Mexico al pueblo de Costa Rica Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos 1966 English translation: Miguel Hidalgo 1753-1811 . . . — Map (db m92454) HM WM
Costa Rica, San José — The National Monument of Costa RicaMonumento Nacional de Costa Rica
Los Jefes de la Campaña Nacional Centro∙americana 1856∙1857 Batalla de Santa-Rosa 20 marzo 1856. Batalla de Rivas 11 abril 1856. Toma de los vapores en San Juan del Norte 25 diciembre 1856 English translation: The Leaders . . . — Map (db m92443) WM
Dominica, St George, Roseau — Cecil E. A. Rawle
Dominica Cecil E. A. Rawle 1891-1938 Faithfully he strove for progress in Dominica and for West Indian Unity — Map (db m93898) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Antonio Maceo
En este local funciono el "Hotel Europa" en el que se hospedo el heroe de la independencia cubana, Antonio Maceo, el 18 de mayo de 1880. Gobierno Dominicano Centenario de la muerte de Antonio Maceo 7 de deciembre de 1996 English translation: . . . — Map (db m92253) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Francisco del Rosario Sánchez
La Sociedad Patriotica "Hijos de la Fe" Al Padre de la Patria Francisco del Rosario Sanchez Nacio este gran heroe y martyr en esta casa el dia 9 de marzo de 1817. Santo Domingo 27 de febrero de 1898 English translation: The Patriotic . . . — Map (db m92557) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Juan Bosch
Juan Bosch Escritor, cuentista, novelista, historiador y ensayista. Fundador del PRD y del PLD. Prócer, maestro politico dominicano y de América. Presidente moral eterno de la República. 1909-2001 English translation: Juan Bosch . . . — Map (db m92496) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Fundador de la Republica Dominicana 1813-1838-1844-1876 English translation: Juan Pablo Duarte Founder of the Dominican Republic 1813-1838-1844-1876 — Map (db m92898) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Plaza Patriótica a los Caídos de AbrilPatriotic Plaza Dedicated to those that Fell in April
Homenaje del pueblo dominicano a los héroes y mártires de la Guerra Patria de 1965 Gobierno Constitucional Dr. Fernández Reyna 2008-2012 English translation: Tribute from the Dominican people to the heros and martyrs of the War . . . — Map (db m87597) WM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño
Plaza Patriotica Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño 11 de junio de 1932-16 de febrero de 1973 En esta plaza frente al Altar de la Patria, el coronel Caamaño, héroe de la revolución de abril de 1965, para garantizar el proceso democrático en . . . — Map (db m92694) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — The Pantheon of the NationEl Panteón de la Patria
Ministerio de Cultura Templo de San Ignacio de Loyola Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (Jesuitas) Se terminó su construcción hacia 1745, como templo y aula magna de la Real y Pontificia Universidad de Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767) De 1792 a 1798 . . . — Map (db m92807) HM
Ecuador, Guayas, Guayaquil — Monument to SucreMonumento a Sucre
Guayaquil el 20 de septiembre de 1908 con el fin de rendir homenaje a la memoria del "Abel Americano". Su altura total es de 8.50 metros, contando con una base principal que contiene 2 placas de bronce hacia los costados y el Escudo del Ecuador . . . — Map (db m94514) HM WM
El Salvador, Ahuachapán, Atiquizaya — 200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence
El Concejo Municipal de la ciudad de Atiquizaya, presidido por La Licenciada Ana Luisa Rodríguez de Gonzalez, Alcadesa Municipal, periodo edilicio 2008-2012 En conmemoración de los doscientos años del primer grito de Independencia. Atiquizaya, 05 . . . — Map (db m95350) HM WM
El Salvador, Chalatenango — José Maria San Martin
14 de febrero 1855-1955 Loor a Jose Maria San Martin Preclaro hijo de esta tierra Creador del Departmento de Chalatenango English translation: February 14 1855-1955 Tribute to Jose Maria San Martin Illustrious son of these . . . — Map (db m87979) HM WM
El Salvador, Cuscatlán, San Esteban Catarina — Father Alirio Napoleon Macias
Monumento Padre: Alirio Napoleon Macias 1941-1979 Por el aporte que proporciono a la comunidad cristiana de San Esteban Catarina Alcalde: Argenio Olmes Carrillo Abarga y su Concejo Municipal · Marcial Antonio Bolaños Rivas · Petrona Alvarado de . . . — Map (db m94746) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Antiguo Cuscatlán — General José María Cañas HighwayAutopista General José María Cañas
En honor al héroe y victorioso defensor de la soberanía y la unión centroamericana, capitán del Ejercito de la República Federal de Centroamérica y comandante en jefe de la gran campaña patriótica que coronó con la derrota y expulsión del . . . — Map (db m93104) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins
Bernardo O'Higgins Capitan General Libertador de Chile y Prócer de la Independencia de America 20-8-1778 - 24-10-1842 "En el año de la paz, el gobierno y el pueblo de Chile al gobierno y pueblo de El Salvador, en testimonio de los profundos . . . — Map (db m95276) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Dr. José Matías Delgado
Al Presbítero Dr. José Matías Delgado Prócer de la Independencia de Centro América 5 de noviembre de 1911. Homenaje de la Colonia Alemana English translation: To Presbyter Dr. José Matías Delgado Supporter of the . . . — Map (db m83906) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Father Nicolas AguilarPadre Nicolas Aguilar
Tonacatepeque, Dic. 16 1742 San Salvador, Sept. 12 1818 Con gran vocacion para la carrerra elesiastica; ejemplo que siguieron posteriormente sus hermanos Vicente y Manuel, Proceres de la Independencia, de quienes era hermano mayor, en 1824 . . . — Map (db m83872) HM
El Salvador, Santa Ana, Metapán — Bicentennial of the First Cry of Central American Independence
Conmemorando los 200 años del Primer Grito de Independencia Centroamericana… Plasmamos un reconocimiento en Metapán a los y las patriotas reconocidos históricamente y a los aun anónimos que participaron en el movimiento . . . — Map (db m88420) HM WM
El Salvador, Usulután, Alegría — House Where Alberto Masferrer Was BornCasa del nacimiento de Alberto Masferrer
Alberto Masferrer Humanista insigne y maestro meritísimo Homenaje de la Facultad de Humanidades en el centenario de su nacimiento 1968 English translation: Alberto Masferrer Distinguished humanist and the best of teachers The . . . — Map (db m95208) HM
El Salvador, Usulután, Santiago de Maria — Field Marshal Santiago González
El pueblo de Santiago de María como imperecedera gratitud al insigne ex-Presidente y estadista Mariscal Don Santiago González bajo cuyos auspicios se dio titulo de pueblo con el nombre actual a esta ciudad conocida entonces como "Valle del . . . — Map (db m94813) HM
El Salvador, Usulután, Santiago de Maria — Roberto Edmundo Canessa
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Estonia, Harjumaa MaakondTallinn — Residence of Konstantin Päts — [Finnish Embassy]
Text in Finnish: ... Text in Estonian:... Text in English: Konstantin Päts, first President of Estonia, lived in this building from 1922 to 1940. The Finnish Embassy was located here from 1923 to 1940, . . . — Map (db m57227) HM
France, Upper Normandy, Rouen — Le Bucher
Emplacement ou Jeanne d'Arc fut brulee le 30 Mai 1431.

The location of where Joan of Arch was burnt on May 30th 1431.

Die Stelle an der die-Jungfrau von Orleans am 30.Mai 1432 verbrannt wurde. — Map (db m92127) HM

Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tuttlingen District), Frittlingen — World War I Memorial
Den tapferen Helden vom Weltkrieg 1914 - 1918 gewidmet von der dankbaren Gemeinde 1921. Bernhard Anger 38 J.a. verh. • Paul Anger 23 J.a. • Stephan Baier 21 J.a. • Johannes Bantle 27 J.a. • Otto Bantle 21 J.a. • Anton Braun, Lehrer 26 . . . — Map (db m82805) WM
Germany, Bavaria (Ansbach District), Rothenburg ob der Tauber — St. Jakob's Church World War I Memorial
Im kampf fürs Vaterland starben: Karl Wägerlein - Maurer u. Steinhauer in Frankreich am 2. Jan. 1915 Georg Lindner - Steinmetzpalier in Rumänien am 9. Nov. 1917 David Neumeister - Maurer in Frankreich am 14. Okt. 1918 . . . — Map (db m77712) WM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Mansfeld-Lutherstadt — War Memorial
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Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — British and Canadian Military Victims of Buchenwald
In honour of the memory of the members of the British and Canadian Forces murdered in Buchenwald Concentration Camp. The lives of four British patriots were saved by the solidarity of German antifascists. They were all imprisoned in Block 17. . . . — Map (db m76558) HM WM
Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — Ernst Thälmann
Eternal Glory The great son of the German people, the leader the German working class Ernst Thälmann on 18th August 1944 at this point of fascism was murdered ———————— Ewiger . . . — Map (db m76540) HM WM
Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — Female Victims of Buchenwald
No one said farewell No one erected a cross or a stone but they live as long as people remember the more than 27,000 women and girls from over 30 countries who in 1944 and 1945 were detainees in 27 outside sub-camps of Buchenwald . . . — Map (db m76557) HM
Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — Polish Patriots / Polischen Patrioten
In October 1939, 2098 Polish patriots came to this special camp. 1650 died in 5 months. 123 were locked in a barbed wire cage where after 12 days they froze and starved to death. They suffered and died for the freedom of Poland. . . . — Map (db m76538) HM WM
Greece, Peloponnese Region (Corinthia Regional Unit), Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth) — The Heroon at the Crossroads: an early sanctuary of Ancient Corinth
English Text: On the hillside where the Bema of the Roman Forum was later built and alongside a road leading southward to Acrocorinth, a cemetery had been delevoped during the Geometric period (1050 - 720 B.C.) Later on, during the . . . — Map (db m84915) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala City — Oliverio Castañeda de León
A la memoria de Oliverio Castañeda de León estudiante de la Facultad de Ciencias Economicas Secretario General de la Asociacion de Estudiantes Universitarios A.E.U. Asesinado a la edad de 23 años el 20 de octubre 1978 por el gobierno genocida . . . — Map (db m95292) HM WM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Captain Braulio Laguardia Morales
Homenaje del pueblo antigueno al heroico adalid de la libertad Capitan del Ejercito Nacional Braulio Laguardia Morales 20 de octubre de 1944. English translation: Tribute from the people of Antigua to the heroic leader of freedom, . . . — Map (db m94960) WM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Signers of the Act of December 25, 1919El Acta de los Tres Dobleces
La gratitud del pueblo ¿Graba con caracteres de cariño? Los nombres de los valientes que firmaron la memorable Acta del 25 de Diciembre de 1919 Julio Bianchi. ∙ Jose Azmitia. ∙ Eduardo Camacho. ∙ Manuel Cobos Batres. ∙ Luis . . . — Map (db m91733) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, San Lucas Sacatepéquez — Battle of San Lucas MonumentMonumento a la Batalla de San Lucas
A los Heroes del 71 Junio 30 1928 English translation: To the Heroes of 1871 June 30, 1928 — Map (db m91770) WM
Ireland, Connacht (County Galway), Kinvara — Francis A. Fahy1854 - 1935
Poet, Writer, Life-Long Worker in the Irish Cause was born in this house Sept. 29. 1854. ——•—— “For peace of mind I'll never find until my own I call that little Irish cailín in her ould plaid . . . — Map (db m28091) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Murrisk — Squadron Leader R. F. C. Garvey
In loving memory of Squadron Leader R.F.C. Garvey D.F.C. & Bar Only son of J.C. & Gladys Garvey Born at Murrisk Abbey 11th July 1918 Killed in a flying accident at Shawbury, England, on 14th January 1948 & buried there Dearly . . . — Map (db m28259) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Westport — Major John Mac Bride / Seán Mac Giolla Bríde
IgCuimhne ar an maor Seán Mac Giolla Bríde Major John Mac Bride Vice-Commandant Irish Republican Army, Major in the Army of the South African Republic, Organizer of the Transvaal Irish Brigade, who died for Ireland 5th . . . — Map (db m27564) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Ballinlough — Glynn - Glavey - Keane Memorial
This memorial was erected to commemorate the memory of Comdt. Patrick Glynn Lieut. Michael Glavey Vol. Michael Keane who gave their lives for the cause of freedom during an attack on Ballinlough R.I.C. Barracks on Sept. . . . — Map (db m27768) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Strokestown — The Sharkey Sisters
The Sharkey Sisters Una and Lena resided here. Leading members of Cumann na mBan during War of Independence — Map (db m27553) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Countess Constance Markievicz1869 - 1927 — Major, Irish Citizen Army, 1916
A valiant woman who fought for Ireland in 1916 _________________________ In the 1916 Rising she was Second-in-Command to Michael Mallin in the College of Surgeons. She was sentenced to death for her activities but was released from prison in . . . — Map (db m22504) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Fusiliers’ Arch
In memory of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who fell in the South African War A.D.1899·1900 Fortissimis suis militibus hoc monumentum eblana dedicavit MCMVII Hartshill•Ladysmith•Talana•Colenso• . . . — Map (db m22470) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa / Ó Donnabháin Rosa(1831 - 1915)
Ni dhéanfaidh gáeil bhearmao orc go brách [Gaelic transcription is best effort] ——— Erected in 1954. An uncut rock of Wicklow granite symbolises the patriot's unbreakable spirit. Into the rock is set a plaque bearing an . . . — Map (db m25316) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — National Memorial to members of the Defence Forceswho died in the service of the State — "An Dún Cuimhneacháin"
The National Memorial to members of the Defence Forces is a place of contemplation and remembrance, providing a focal point where families, relatives and members of the public can reflect on the contribution and sacrifice made by members of the . . . — Map (db m26868) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Robert Emmet(1778 - 1803)
Presented to the People of Ireland by The Robert Emmet Statue Committee of the United States of America April 13, 1966 Francis J. Kane, Chairman Ambassador Scott McLeod Devlin W. Dormer, Esq. Hon. Michael J. Kirwan, M.C. . . . — Map (db m25304) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Theobald Wolfe Tone(1763-98)
An Irish patriot convicted of treason. He died mysteriously in prison in November 1798. The memorial consists of a ten-foot figure of Wolfe Tone backed by a wall of rough granite columns of varying width and rising to 16 feet in height. . . . — Map (db m25303) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Thomas M. Kettle1880 - 1916
Born in County Dublin 9th February 1880 Killed at Guinchy 9th September 1916 Poet•Essayist•Patriot ____________________ Killed at Guinchy during the Great War, September 1916. “Died not for Flag nor King nor Emperor But for a . . . — Map (db m22489) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — William Butler Yeats(1865 - 1939)
“He may be regarded as the pivot around which Irish literature turned from instinctive to conscious art.” (George W. Russell). The memorial, erected in [October] 1967, is a tribute in bronze by Henry Moore, the sculptor. — Map (db m27039) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Howth The Village / Binn Éadair ______The Fingal Way / Sli Fhine Gall
A Fishing Village References to the fishing industry in Howth can be found from the twelfth century, although in the seventeenth century the port was also known in the area as a base for pirates roaming Dublin Bay. In Elizabethan times a . . . — Map (db m27057) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Longford — County Longford Great War Memorial1914 - 1918
[Northeast Face] To Perpetuate the Memory of the 284 Gallant Soldiers of the County Longford who fell in the Great World War. This Cross was erected by the generous subscriptions of their sorrowing relatives, comrades and . . . — Map (db m27355) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Culmullen — Culmullen & 1798They Gave Their Lives For Their Cause
Erected by the People of Culmullen and District to the memory of the Men and Women of Wexford and Meath who died for their Country and lie buried in the surrounding area There were two periods of intense Rising activity around . . . — Map (db m33354) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Duleek 1916 - 1981 Hunger Strike Monumentand Memorial Garden
The Memorial Garden is named after Vol. Joe Coombes, Platin Road. Vol. Noel Gallagher, Mountfield, Co. Tyrone Vol. Harry McCormick, Prioryland, Duleek and is in memory of all those who dedicated their lives to . . . — Map (db m27220) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — The Lime TreeDuleek Heritage Trail
William of Orange and Mary accepted the throne of England in 1698, supplanting King James II who took refuge with his ally and sponsor Louis XIV of France. The tensions between James and William would reach their highpoint in 1690 at the battle of . . . — Map (db m24802) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Fordstown — Girley / FordstownMeath Villages
An introduction to Fordstown Fordstown is named after the Norman-Irish Ford family, who lived in the area. One part of the townland is sometimes referred to as Ballaghboy. Today, Fordstown is a growing, vibrant community. ‘Fordstown Street . . . — Map (db m27318) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Market CrossKells Heritage Trail
This 9th century high cross, the cross of the gate of the Kells monastery, is one of five high crosses still surviving in Kells. The cross of the gate, currently at or near its original site, was a termon cross and signified that a fugitive could . . . — Map (db m27341) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Limerick), Abbeyfeale — Reverend William Casey
His grateful fellow countrymen at home and beyond the seas have erected this monument to the memory of Rev. William Casey, for a quarter of a century prior to his death, the parish priest of this parish. He found his people struggling in the . . . — Map (db m24739) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Donegal Town — 6 — Donegal Castle / Caisleán Dhún na nGall
Donegal Castle was built by Red Hugh O'Donnell, the young 'Eagle of the North', in the late 15th Century beside the River Eske. During the Plantation of Ulster that followed 'The Flight of the Earls' in 1607, the Castle, historic home of the . . . — Map (db m71570) HM
Israel, Southern District (Mehoz HaDarom), Arad — The "Casemate of the Scrolls"
A large and rare concentration of finds from the time of the revolt was found in a corner of the room of the wall in which we stand: inscribed sheets of papyrus, fragments of scrolls, silver shekel coins, textiles, sandals, and glass vessels and . . . — Map (db m64071) HM
Israel, Southern District (Mehoz HaDarom), Arad — The Breaching Pointנקודת הפריצה
Here the siege of Masada ended. The ramp that the Romans had built up to the summit of the mountain reached to below this point. At the top of the ramp rose the siege tower, and in it was the battering ram with which the Romans assaulted the . . . — Map (db m64069) HM
Israel, Southern District (Mehoz HaDarom), Arad — The Discovery Location of the "Lots"
"...then, having chosen by lot ten of their number to dispatch the rest... these, having unswervingly slaughtered all, ordained the same rule of the lot for one another, that he on whom it fell should slay first the nine nd then himself last of . . . — Map (db m64101) HM
Israel, Southern District (Mehoz HaDarom), Arad — The Synagogue
"Long since, my brave men, we determined neither to serve the Romans nor any other save God ..." Josephus Flavius The rebels' way of life on Masada required a building suitable for community meetings and Torah readings. This . . . — Map (db m64076) HM
Italy, Lazio (Rome Province), Rome — Evangelical Methodist Church World War I MemorialChiesa Evangelica Metodisti Memoriale la Prima Guerra Mondiale

Al Methodisti Caduti in Guerra MCMXV - MCMXVIII

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m84590) WM

Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Andrés Quintana Roo
Insurgente Nacio en Merida en el año de 1787 Se recibio de abogado en Mexico, abrazo la causa insurgente al lado de Morelos Lucho contantemente por la Patria Murio en Mexico en el año de 1851. English translation: Andrés Quintana Roo . . . — Map (db m91665) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Antonio León
Heroe Nacional Nacio en 1794 en Huajuapan Oaxaca. Primer Gobernador de su estado; Valiente General Defendio a la Patria Contra la invasion Norteamericana Murio en la Batalla del Molino del Rey en Septiembre de 1847. English translation: . . . — Map (db m91609) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Cuitlahuac
Cuitlahuac — Map (db m92073) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Esteban Coronado
Reformista Hijo de Chihuahua, Nacio en 1832 Abogado y militar, combatio contra los Norteamericanos en 1847; sucumbio en defensa del pensamiento liberal, en el año de 1859. English translation: Esteban Coronado Reformer Son of Chihuahua, . . . — Map (db m91589) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Fr. Servando Teresa de Mier
Gran Patriota Nacio en Monterrey N.L. en el año de 1763 Fue fraile dominico, sufrio destierro y prisiones por sus ideas liberales. Escritor y orador brillantisimo. Murio en Mexico en el año de 1827 English translation: Friar Servando Teresa . . . — Map (db m91627) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco González Bocanegra
En esta casa vivió y murió el Poeta Francisco González Bocanegra, y donde escribió las estrofas del Himno Nacinoal. Año 1853. Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales. English translation: In this house lived and died the Poet Francisco . . . — Map (db m90824) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco M. S. de Tagle
Insigne Poeta Michoacano Nacio en Valladolid (Morelia) en 1772 Partidario de la libertad Redacto el Acta de Independencia en 1821 Diputado y Senador Fallecio en 1847 English translation: Francisco M. S. de Tagle Distinguished Poet Born . . . — Map (db m91232) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco Marquez, Child Hero of MexicoFrancisco Márquez, Niño Héroe
En este lugar murio la mañana del 13 de Septiembre de 1847, en defensa de la patria contra la invasión norteamericana el cadete del Colegio Militar Francisco Marquez Homenaje de la Asociacion del Heroico Colegio Militar fundada en 1871 . . . — Map (db m88532) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos
Lic. Verdad Martir de la Independencia Nacio en 1760 en Aguascalientes Sindico del Ayuntamiento de Mexico en 1808 Proclamo la soberania popular fue protomartir de la Independencia Nacional Murio in 1808 English translation: Francisco . . . — Map (db m91548) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos
A la imperecedera memoria del protomártir de la independencia nacional, Lic D. Francisco Primo de Verdad y Ramos, síndico del Ayuntamiento de México de 1808 en cuyo seno germinaron los primeros planes de emancipación política de la Nueva . . . — Map (db m92311) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco Zarco
Politico Nacio en Durango en el año de 1834 Periodista liberal hombre de gran talento y cultura Diputado Constituyente Murio en 1869 English translation: Francisco Zarco Politician Born in Durango in 1834. Liberal journalist and man of . . . — Map (db m91591) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — General José Frontera
Calle General José FronteraSe cuenta que el traidor Santa Anna presenció desde una loma el combate de Padierna en la que perdió la vida el general Frontera cuyo nombre lleva una calle de esta villa y lejos de auxiliar a las tropas mexicanas se . . . — Map (db m91170) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Hermenegildo Galeana
Insurgente Nacio en Tecpan hoy edo. de Guerrero en 1762 Dedicado a labores campesinas Uniose a Morelos luchando con valor por la libertad Murio en campaña en el año de 1814 English translation: Independence fighter Born in Tecpán, today the . . . — Map (db m91480) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Jesús Garcia Morales
General Republicano Nacio en Arizpe, Sonora en 1823; Desde muy joven se alisto para defender a la Patria. Lucho por la Causa Liberal Republicana. Goberno su estado Fue Senador. Murio en el año de 1883. English translation: Jesús Garcia . . . — Map (db m91628) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — José Eduardo de Cárdenas
Educador Nacio en Cunduacan Tabasco en 1765 Maestro del Colegio de S. Juan de Letran Diputado a las Cortes de Cadiz en 1810 Fomento la enseñanza de la niñez Murio en su tierra natal en 1821 English translation: José Eduardo de Cárdenas . . . — Map (db m91587) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — José María Morelos y Pavón
Siervo de la Nación 1765-1815 English translation: José María Morelos y Pavón Servant of the Nation 1765-1815 — Map (db m91230) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — José María Morelos y Pavón Stopped to Pray Here
En esta capilla se detuvo a orar el mas grande de los caudillos insurgentes, El Generalisimo Don Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon, al pasar por esta ciudad en la mañana del 22 de diciembre de 1815 rumbo a San Cristobal Ecatepec para ser sacrificado. . . . — Map (db m92315) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Leandro Valle
Defensor de la Reforma Nacio en Mexico en 1833 Alumno del Colegio Militar de Chapultepec Lucho hasta morir sacrificado en favor de las leyes de Reforma en el Monte de las Cruces en 1861 English translation: Leandro Valle Defender of the . . . — Map (db m91667) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Monument to Cuauhtémoc and His Warriors
Cuitlahuac A la memoria de Quahtemoc y de los guerreros que combatieron heroicamente en defensa de su patria MDXXI Cacama Relieve de "La entrevista de Cuauhtémoc, prisionero, con Cortés" Tetlepanquetzal Ordenaron La erección de este . . . — Map (db m92030) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Monument to Mexican IndependenceMonumento a la Independencia Mexicana — Ángel de la Independencia
Este monumento reguarda a manera de recinto funerario, los restos de doce héroes del movimiento insurgente iniciado en 1810. Estos son: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, José María Morelos y Pavón, Ignacio María Allende, Juan Aldama, José Mariano Jiménez, . . . — Map (db m90051) HM WM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Ponciano Arriaga
Constituyente Nacio en San Luis Potosi en el año de 1811 Defensor entusiasta del Liberalismo a su empeño se debe la Constitucion de 1857 Fallecio en Mexico en el año de 1865 English translation: Ponciano Arriaga Member of the . . . — Map (db m91594) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Ramón Carmona
General Republicano Nacio en Tuxcueca Jalisco en 1837; Sirvio a la causa Liberal Republicana con patriotismo; Fue diplomatico y goberno en su estado natal. Fallecio en 1889. English translation: Republican General Born in Tuxcueca, Jalisco . . . — Map (db m91479) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — The Banner of Atotonilco and the Parish of the NativesLa Guadalupana de Atotonilco y la Parroquia de los Indios
En el altar mayor de esta iglesia. Estuvo depositada del 12 de diciembre de 1853 al 17 de febrero de 1896, la imagen de la Virgen de Guadalupe, que el egregio caudillo Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, iniciador de la emancipación política de Mexico, . . . — Map (db m92262) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — The March of LoyaltyLa Marcha de la Lealtad
México Gobierno de la República en Conmemoración del Centenario de la Marcha de la Lealtad en la que cadetes del Heroico Colegio Militar custodiaron al Presidente Francisco I. Madero rumbo a Palacio Nacional, refrendando su patriotismo y . . . — Map (db m88705) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Vicente Suarez, Child Hero of MexicoVicente Suárez, Niño Héroe
En este lugar murio la mañana del 13 de Septiembre de 1847, en defensa de la patria contra la invasión norteamericana el cadete del Colegio Militar Vicente Suarez Homenaje de la Asociacion del Heroico Colegio Militar fundada en 1871 . . . — Map (db m88528) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Damián Carmona
El Honorable Ayuntamiento del Municipio de Querétaro rinde homenaje a José Cosme Damián Carmona Ortiz (1844-1869) Soldado raso al servicio de la República, que durante el sitio de Querétaro, el 27 de abril de 1867, en este sitio estando de . . . — Map (db m90538) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — General José María Arteaga Magallanes
Gral. D. Jose Maria Arteaga Magallanes 1828-1865 Nacio en la Cd. de Mexico. Eminente militar y político que destaco por su integridad moral, como un alto exponente del liberalismo mexicano en el siglo XIX, como defensor de la soberanía nacional en . . . — Map (db m90472) HM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Historical Events at the Temple of the Holy CrossEventos Históricos en el Templo de la Santa Cruz
El 14 de septiembre de 1810, una celda de este edificio sirvió de prisión al Sr. Lic. D. Miguel Domínguez, Corregidor de Querétaro. En este convento, el 28 de junio de 1821 D. Agustín de Iturbide y Arámburu al frente del ejército trigarante hizo . . . — Map (db m90366) HM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Ignacio Pérez
A la memoria del patriota Alcalde Ignacio Pérez portador del mensaje de la Insigne Corregidora Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez para Don Ignacio Allende El 14 de Septiembre de 1810. English translation: To the memory of the patriot Mayor Ignacio . . . — Map (db m90269) HM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Licenciado Lorenzo de la Parra
En esta casa vivió el señor Licenciado Parra, Distinguido Patriota de la Junta Revolucionario de 1810. Querétaro, Qro., noviembre de 1950. H. Comisión Local de Turismo, 1950. English translation: In this house lived Lorenzo de la Parra, . . . — Map (db m90052) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Venustiano Carranza Garza
Sociedad y Gobierno del Estado de Querérato rinden homenaje a: Don Venustiano Carranza Garza (1859-1920) Quien tuvo la visión de reunir en un gran pacto social y político los intereses de los Mexicanos para plasmar en la Carta Magna el orden . . . — Map (db m90379) HM
Nicaragua, Managua — Assassination of General Augusto C. Sandino
Una de las verjas de la entrada a las carceles de El Hormiguero por donde paso el General Augusto C. Sandino la noche en que fue asesinado el 21 de febrero de 1934 English translation: Here were one of the entrance gates to the jail cells . . . — Map (db m93529) HM
Nicaragua, Managua — Dr. Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal
En conmemoracion al martir de las libertades publicas, el Dr. Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal detenido y torturado en las instalaciones de la Loma de Tiscapa en varias ocasiones y asesinado el 10 de enero de 1978. Managua, 25 de abril de 1996. . . . — Map (db m93564) HM
Nicaragua, Managua — Francisco Morazán
Nicaragua en el Centenario de su muerte 15 Septiembre 1942 English translation: Francisco Morazán Nicaragua on the 100th Anniversary of his death September 15, 1942 — Map (db m93575) HM
Nicaragua, Managua — Martyrs of the National Workers Front
Solo los obreros y campesinos iran hasta el fin A.C. Sandino FNT Plaqueta en un costado del monumento A nuestros precursores por su ejemplo inmortal Lidia Maradiaga · Catalino Flores · Bernardino Diaz Ochoa · Jose Benito Escobar · Silvia . . . — Map (db m93609) WM
Nicaragua, Managua — Monument to the Heroes of April 4, 1954Monumento a los Héroes del 4 de Abril de 1954
El 4 de Abril de 1954 un heróico puñado de patriotas civiles y militares se alzó en armas contra la dictadura dinástica de la familia Somoza fueron hechos prisioneros, sufrieron la mas atroces torturas y fueron luego asesinadas y enterrados en . . . — Map (db m93464) WM
Nicaragua, Managua — Tomb of Three Founders of the SandinistasMausoleo de Tres Fundadores del Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional
Jefe de la Revolucion Comandante Carlos Fonseca Amador 23 Junio 1936 · 7 Noviembre 1976 Nicaragua entera te dice Presente 7 Noviembre 1979 Año de la Liberación Carlos es de los muertos que nunca mueren! Comandante Tomas Borge Martinez 13 . . . — Map (db m93577) HM
Nicaragua, Masaya — Carlos Ulloa A.
Cdte. Carlos Ulloa A. piloto, combatiente internacionalista que lucho por la causa sandinista y la soberania del pueblo cubano. -16-mayo-1929 -17-abril-1961 Patria Libre o Morir English translation: Commander Carlos Ulloa A. Pilot . . . — Map (db m92584) WM
Nicaragua, Masaya — General Rigoberto Cabezas
Gral. Rigoberto Cabezas Reincorporador de la Mosquitia Año 1894 1860 · 1896 A los 101 años de la Revolucion Liberal P.L.C. English translation: General Rigoberto Cabezas Reincorporated la Mosquitia region 1894 1860 · 1896 On the 101st . . . — Map (db m93652) HM
Nicaragua, Masaya — Here Were Shot Four Patriots
Aqui fueron fusilados por las fuerzas de Walker cuatro patriotas de Masaya: Felipe Perez Domingo Antonio Berroteran Moises Avendaño y Desiderio Calvo a las 6 de la tarde del 30 de julio de 1856 Honor y Gloria Instituto Nicaraguense de Cultura . . . — Map (db m92583) WM
Nicaragua, Masaya — Heroes of October 17, 1977
Parque 17 de Octubre Del pueblo de Masaya en memoria de los martires y heroes caidos en la lucha por la liberacion nacional en aquella epopeya gloriosa del 17 de octubre de 1977 Francisco Castellon P. · Max Somarriba T. · Juan Carlos Herrera C. · . . . — Map (db m93587) WM
Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor Island — 503rd Airborne- "The Rock Force" -Memorial
Marker panel 1 on top of monument: ”I see the old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down.” These historic words were spoken by General Douglas MacArthur . . . — Map (db m66173) WM
Philippines, Manila, San Nicolas — Where “Ang Kalayaan” Was Printed
This house was occupied by Dr. Pio Valenzuela together with Ulpiano Fernandez and Faustino Duque, Filipino printers who turned out for Dr. Valenzuela and Emilio Jacinto 2,000 copies of the newspaper entitled “Ang Kalayaan,” giving . . . — Map (db m25221) HM
Philippines, Metro Manila, Binondo — Filipino-Chinese World War II Martyrs Memorial
Marker Panels 1 and 2: on the north face of the memorial's base with text in Chinese and English [portions illegible] - listed units include: “Phil-Chinese Volunteer Corps”, “Anti-Jap[anese] & Puppets," "... Grand . . . — Map (db m64666) WM
Ukraine, Volyn, Lutsk — Monument Kupriyan Sivy
One of the 4 forts under Lutsk , built in 1887 -1890 -ies . This fort was buried Kupriyan Sivy and a memorial cross in his honor : Magazine - Niva number 37 on September 10, 1916 wrote : "Tomb of the hero " Place and the tomb of the martyr . . . — Map (db m72236) WM
United Kingdom, England, London — To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace
To The Immortal Memory Of SIR WILLIAM WALLACE Scottish Patriot Born at Elderslie Renfrewshire Circa 1270 A.D. Who From The Year 1296 Fought Dauntlessly In Defence Of His Country’s Liberty And Independence In The Face Of Fearful Odds . . . — Map (db m85736) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Bushmills — Sgt. Robert Quigg
Dedicated to the memory of Sgt. Robert Quigg, 12th Battalion R.I.R. who won the V.C. at the Battle of the Somme on the 1st July 1916 Died 14th May 1955 — Map (db m70774) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Bushmills — World Wars Memorial
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United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Belleek — Donegal Corridor
During the Second World War (1939-1945) Sunderland and Catalina Flying Boats from RAF Castle Archdale were given permission by the neutral Irish Free State government to fly along the River Erne between Belleek and Ballyshannon. This was known . . . — Map (db m72536) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Enniskillen — Cole's Monument
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United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Enniskillen — German 21cm Mortar, 1918
Captured during the Great War 1914-1918 Presented in commemoration of the award of the Victoria Cross on 29th October, 1914 to Lieutenant J.A.O. Brooke 2nd Battn. The Gordon Highlanders "For conspicuous bravery and great . . . — Map (db m72647) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Enniskillen — South Africa War Memorial1899 - 1902
In Honoured Memory of 20 Officers 47 Non-commissioned Officers and 215 Men of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons and Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers who sustained the great reputation of these distinguished regiments for . . . — Map (db m72651) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Enniskillen — The Watergate and Flag of St George
The Watergate The Watergate is the name given to the twin turreted building added to the outer wall of the castle c. 1615. Scottish in style, it was almost certainly built by William Cole, constable of the castle and founder of Enniskillen . . . — Map (db m72648) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Enniskillen — World Wars Memorial
Our Glorious Dead 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945 [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m72620) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Battle of the BogsideThe Guide to Free Derry
[Side A] On 12 August 1969, as the Apprentice Boys Parade passed the edge of the Bogside, nationalists clashed with parade followers and police. The police and loyalists followed the nationalists back into the Bogside, where defences had . . . — Map (db m71441) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bernadette
The Artists' first coloured mural is a tribute to the women of Derry and their role in the civil rights campaign. Bernadette Devlin, Britain's youngest MP, addresses the crowd during the Battle of the Bogside: her actions resulted in a six month . . . — Map (db m71187) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bloody Sunday
This mural depicts the events of 30th January 1972 when the British Army opened fire on a civil rights demonstration, killing 14 people. A local priest waves a bloodstained handkerchief at the soldiers as he leads a group of men, carry the body . . . — Map (db m71215) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bloody Sunday30 January 1972
On 30 January 1972, a massive British military operation in Derry's Bogside ended in the murder of thirteen unarmed civil rights demonstrators and the wounding of fifteen others - one of whom died later of his injuries on 16 June 1972. The . . . — Map (db m71306) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bloody SundayThe Guide to Free Derry
On 30 January 1972 the ‘elite’ British Parachute Regiment opened fire on a peaceful civil rights march along this street, killing 14 unarmed marchers and wounding 14 more. The dead and wounded were labelled gunmen and bombers by a partisan . . . — Map (db m71435) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Civil Rights
This mural captures the mood of a typical civil rights march in the years up to 1972. Inspired by the civil disobedience campaign of Martin Luther King in the United States, young and old, Catholics and Protestants, politicians and mothers took . . . — Map (db m71434) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Free Derry CornerYou Are Now Entering Free Derry — The Guide to Free Derry
On 5 January 1969, after a night of rioting and sustained police attacks on the Bogside, the words "You Are Now Entering Free Derry" were painted on the gable wall of 33 Lecky Road. This simple graffiti became the defining symbol of the civil . . . — Map (db m71204) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — H Block Hunger Strike Memorial
IRA. Vol. Bobby Sands, Born 9th March 1954 Died 5th May 1981 Age: 27 (66 Days). IRA. Vol. Francis Hughes, Born 28th Feb 1956 Died 12th May 1981 Age: 25 (59 Days) INLA. Vol. Patsy O'Hara, Born 11th July 1957 Died 21st May . . . — Map (db m71219) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Hunger Strike
This mural depicts one of the surviving hunger strikers as he looked after 53 days without food. He was one of seven men who went on hunger strike at the Maze prison in Belfast from 28th October, 1980 in protest against loss of their rights as . . . — Map (db m71436) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — IRA Volunteers Honor Roll
Throughout this city the Republican Movement has marked the spots, with commemorative plaques where IRA Volunteers died on active service. This stone is dedicated to those Volunteers who died in places where circumstances do not permit the . . . — Map (db m71283) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Mc Nutt, Phelan, and Mc Shane Memorial
In proud and loving memory of I.N.L.A. Volunteer Colm Mc Nutt Killed in Action 12th Decembert 1977 Comrade Patrick “Hessy” Phelan Murdered in New York, 21st January 1996 Comrade Dermot “Tonto” Mc Shane . . . — Map (db m71442) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Michael Browning
Near this spot was landed the body of Michael Browning Master of the ship Mountjoy of Londonderry - killed in action at the breaking of the boom, July 28th 1689.o.s. while leading the van of the relieving squadron against the . . . — Map (db m70925) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Motorman
Free Derry ended at 4am on 30th July 1972 when thousands of British troops in tanks and armoured cars invaded the Bogside and Creggan 'no-go' areas. During Operation Motorman, they tore down the barricades with bulldozers. The Artists chose the . . . — Map (db m71284) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Royal Bastion
The siege governors The Royal Bastion is associated with the city's four governors during the 1689 siege. Professional soldier Robert Lundy was unconvinced that the city could be defended against Jacobite attack. His indecisiveness and . . . — Map (db m70987) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Seán Keenan / Ó Cianáin
In proud and loving memory of Seán Keenan 1914 - 1993 Volunteer. Óglaigh na h-Éireann Chairperson. Derry Citizens' Defence Association Honorary Vice-President, Republican Sinn Fein Fluent Irish Speaker and active G.A.A. Supporter . . . — Map (db m71208) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — The Peace Process
After the 1981 hunger strikes the republican movement embarked on a political process that resulted in the IRA ceasefire in August 1994. Loyalist paramilitaries declared their ceasefire in October 1994. In 1998 local politicians and the British . . . — Map (db m71218) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — The Petrol Bomber
For two days in August, 1969 local people resisted attempts by the Royal Ulster Constabulary to break down the barricades which they had erected to defend their community. The Battle of the Bogside ended when the British government sent in the . . . — Map (db m71168) HM WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Walker Memorial Pillar
This monument was erected to perpetuate the memory of the Rev. George Walker, who, aided by the garrison and brave inhabitants of this City, most gallantly defended it through a protracted siege, viz., from the 7th Dec. 1688 O.S. to the 12th . . . — Map (db m70988) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — World Wars Memorial
To Our Honoured Dead and Those Who Served 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945 Names of the Fallen [Panels not transcribed] Sculptures by Vernon March, 1926 — Map (db m71133) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Garvagh — Welcome to Garvagh
The town of Garvagh owes its 17th century origins and subsequent development to the Canning family. George Canning was the first family member to come to Ireland when, in September 1614, he arrived at Agivey on the banks of the Bann as an agent . . . — Map (db m70740) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Garvagh — Welcome to Garvagh
Side A Welcome to the historic town of Garvagh, situated on the banks of the Agivey River. We hope you enjoy your visit. Please use the information and maps on this sign to find out about the history of Garvagh and to discover its . . . — Map (db m70748) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Garvagh — World Wars Memorial
The Great War 1914 - 1918 "The Fallen" Faithful unto death Black H.C. • Bradley J. • Bradley P. • Caldwell, W. • Caskey M. • Collins R. • Dale T. • Dempsey J. • Faith J. • Gavin R. F. Capt. • Hall T. Cpl. • Hazlett J.B. • Lynch J. Cpl. . . . — Map (db m70726) WM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Tyrone), Moy — World Wars Memorial
The Great War 1914-1918 In Memoriam Aird A. • Allen R. • Allen W. • Allen W.J. • Bradley F.E. • Bradley F.H. • Bradley R.I. • Carson R. • Carson W. • Coleman G. • Davies C.C. • Duke W. • Fullerton J. • Gray J. • Hagan T.J. • Harkin C. • . . . — Map (db m70725) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Glasgow), Robroyston — Wallace's Well
WALLACE'S MONUMENT The Celtic cross monument to Sir William Wallace was raised by public subscription through the efforts of the Rev David McCrea and the Scottish Patriotic Society. The monument marks the reputed site of the house in . . . — Map (db m86605) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Renfrewshire), Elderslie — The MemorialWilliam Wallace Birthplace
This granite monument was erected in 1912 through the efforts of the London Renfrewshire Society. The column is carved from a single piece of stone. The architects were John C T Murray and J Andrew Minty. The panels illustrating important events in . . . — Map (db m86407) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Renfrewshire), Elderslie — The Yew Tree, The Wallace Oak, and The Cult of William Wallace
The Yew Tree This tree is known locally as the Wallace Yew. It is thought to be 300 years old. It has been surveyed and a programme of treatment is under way to improve its health. The Wallace Oak An ancient oak which stood by . . . — Map (db m86456) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Renfrewshire), Elderslie — Welcome to the traditional site of William Wallace's birthplace
Wallace was a hero of Scotland's Wars of Independence against England during the 13th and 14th centuries. Recent archaeological work on this site proves that during the 13th/14th centuries there was a significant fortified structure here . . . — Map (db m86406) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Scottish Borders), Bemersyde — An Eccentric VisionWilliam Wallace Statue
An eccentric vision Along this path a dramatic statue of William Wallace gazes out across the Tweed. This is just one of a number of features in the area built by David Stuart Erskine, the 11th Earl of Buchan: if you continue down the . . . — Map (db m85740) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (South Ayrshire), Craigie — Barnweil TowerWilliam Wallace Tower
The tower, designed by the builder and Mason Robert Snodgrass, was erected in 1855 by one William Patrick of Roughwood. It was in tribute to William Wallace "Guardian of Scotland." It is one of series of Wallace monuments built throughout the . . . — Map (db m85831) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Stirlingshire), Wallacestone — Wallacestone MemorialSir William Wallace
. . . — Map (db m85738) HM
Alabama (Autauga County), Prattville — Sidney LanierMusician - Poet - Patriot - Seer
Beloved teacher of Prattville Academy 1867 • on this site • 1868 whose memory will be forever cherished by people of Prattville, Ala. whom he loved and served — Map (db m70820) HM
Alabama (Clay County), Ashland — Clay County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the veterans of Clay County who so unselfishly served and to those who died in defense of their country Let it be said “We will never forget” Left Panel List of World War I, World War II and Korean War veterans . . . — Map (db m14302) WM
Alabama (Covington County), Andalusia — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded
To Honor Covington County Purple Heart Recipients — Map (db m94900) WM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument
Front Defender of Selma Wizard of the Saddle Untutored Genius The First With the Most This monument stands as testament of our perpetual devotion and respect for Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest CSA, . . . — Map (db m92363) HM WM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Take Her DownGilmore, Howard Walter - Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala.
Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 . . . — Map (db m82036) HM
Alabama (Elmore County), Tallassee — Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA / Tallassee Confederate Officers Quarters
Side 1 Brigadier General Birkett Davenport Fry, CSA (1822-1891) In his lifetime General Birkett D. Fry was a cadet at Virginia Military Institute and West Point; 1st Lt. (U.S. Infantry) in Mexican War; lawyer in California; . . . — Map (db m95112) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Flomaton, Alabama
Front As railroads were reconstructed following the Civil War, a junction of north-south and east-west lines was established along the Alabama-Florida border near the confluence of Big Escambia Creek and the Conecuh-Escambia River. A . . . — Map (db m47484) HM
Alabama (Etowah County), Gadsden — Paul Harvey Loyalty Day
On Loyalty Day this 30th day of April, 1967, we do pay honor and tribute to a great American - Paul Harvey - a man who has contributed much toward making this nation and especially Gadsden a better place to live. We salute a true champion of . . . — Map (db m83737) HM
Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Disabled American Veterans
(Side 1) Disabled American Veterans Formed December 25, 1920. Birmingham Chapter No. 4 Chartered January 25, 1926. This Memorial Dedicated To Our Military Forces And To All Who Have Given Their Blood And Lives That The Republic Might Live . . . — Map (db m24347) WM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Fort WillinghamNational Guard Armory
(side 1) The United States flag that flies at the base of this hill stands as a sentry over the site that was the home of Fort Willingham Armory from 1937-1979. The Armory was named after Dr. Henry J. Willingham, president of Florence State . . . — Map (db m83987) HM
Alabama (Lee County), Opelika — Lieutenant Colonel Dallas B. SmithMarch 9, 1883 - August 1, 1935
Dallas “Dal” Smith was a veteran of the First World War. During his time of service, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart and a Regimental Citation. He commanded the 3rd Battalion of the 167th Regiment. After the . . . — Map (db m75133) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Greenbrier — Druid's Grove Plantation / Jones-Donnell Cemetery
VA native John Nelson Spotswood Jones, son of Rev. War Capt. Lewellen Jones, cousin of Martha Washington, and descendant of Rev. Rowland Jones of Williamsburg's Bruton Parish, built Druid's Grove near this site before 1820 and established the . . . — Map (db m70235) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Salem — Abner Alloway Strange, Sr.1761-1835 — Veteran of the American Revolution
Approximately 200 yards east of this site are the unmarked graves of Abner Alloway Strange, Sr., and other family members. (The markers were moved to Salem Methodist Cemetery in 1977.) A Sergeant in the Virginia Militia, Strange was at Yorktown . . . — Map (db m32561) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — A Bit to Eat
Known as the Tea Room, this small lunchroom was built during the initial expansion phase of Moton Field in 1942 and 1943, when amenities such as offices and bathrooms not built into the original hangar were added. Here, personnel stationed at . . . — Map (db m64362) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — A Typical Day
Try to imagine how Moton Field looked and sounded when the cadets trained here. Compare the scene today to the photograph below, taken from your vantage point around 1944. As the pace of training accelerated during the war, Moton Field became a . . . — Map (db m64366) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — Bath and Locker House
This building was completed in 1941 as a restroom, shower, and locker room for administrative and support personnel. It had facilities for both men and women. Both black and white may have used the building. If so, it almost certainly would have . . . — Map (db m64361) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — FIRE!
The Fire Protection Shed in front of you was used to store equipment such as hoses, fire extinguishers, and tools for fighting fires. Fire was always a danger at the airfield because of the flammable materials used in airplanes and the fuels . . . — Map (db m64364) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — Hangar No. 1
In Hangar No. 1 flying became real for the aviation cadet. The hangar housed the main activities of the airfield, including flight debriefings, flight record-keeping, aircraft maintenance, and military and civilian management. Several smaller . . . — Map (db m64365) HM
Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site — The Control Tower
From Moton Field’s Control Tower, controllers directed flight operations and signaled landing instructions to pilots through a system of flashing colored lights. Dispatchers called cadets for their flights. The tower overlooked the busy – . . . — Map (db m64363) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Barbary Coast Wars1801 - 1805, 1815
I am Sergeant Michael Dunn of the 1st Marine Battalion. I fought in the First Barbary War, also known as the Tripolitan War, because we battled pirates off the coast of Tripoli. The Mediterranean coast of North Africa had been a hotbed of piracy for . . . — Map (db m85488) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Commitment/Oath, Creed, And Code of Conduct
Make no mistake - our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmen have committed their lives to defending freedom and our American way of life. The Soldier’s Oath "I, (state your name), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support . . . — Map (db m71403) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Harris Hill Cemetery
Harris Hill Cemetery is located Sec. 17, T3, and R1E, on the south side of Highway 72 East at the intersection of Moores Mill Road and Highway 72 East in a large clump of trees on a small rise. This is the old home place and family graveyard of . . . — Map (db m43878) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — I am an American Warrior
fighting in the forces, which guard my country and our way of life. Welcome to your Patriots Walkway. You’re invited to take a short walk through our American military history from the Revolutionary War through today’s conflicts. Did you know our . . . — Map (db m85533) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Seminole Wars / Mexican War
Seminole Wars 1814-1858 I am Private Pet Younger of the 4th US Infantry Regiment. I joined the Regular Army in November 1835 at age 15. I was specially trained as part of the light infantry company whose main jobs were scouting and . . . — Map (db m85604) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Veterans Memorial Time Capsule
Interred on November 17, 2012 to commemorate Madison County's military history and to preserve items reminiscent of our Veterans' proud service to this great nation. To be opened November 11, 2062 — Map (db m85613) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — War of 18121812 - 1815
I am Private Darbin Abolt of the 7th US Infantry Regiment, part of which is commanded by Captain Zachary Taylor, our future president. I was already in the Army when we declared war on the British in June 1812. We were fed up with the British . . . — Map (db m85617) WM
Alabama (Madison County), Madison — Madison County Veterans
Dedicated to the men and women of the community of Madison who devotedly served their country in the wars. — Map (db m36493) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Albertville — Liberty Tree Memorial
This American Liberty Elm was named after “The Liberty Tree: Our Country’s first Symbol of Freedom.” On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened to discover two effigies suspended from an elm tree in protest of . . . — Map (db m85848) HM WM
Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Brashier's Chapel CemeteryMarshall County
Brashier's Chapel community was named for Hiram Brashier who emigrated from South Carolina in 1885 and settled near the present day Brashier's Chapel Cemetery. The oldest grave dates to 1866 and is for Mary Tuttle, the maternal grandmother of . . . — Map (db m83810) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Home of Raphael Semmes
Rear Admiral, Confederate States Navy, Brigadier General, Confederate States Army, Commander of the Alabama, the greatest sea raider of all times. — — — — In this house, a gift of the people of Mobile, . . . — Map (db m86572) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — 1Lt Karl W. RichterKilled in Action July 28, 1967, North Vietnam — Of The Warrior Breed
"Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?... Here am I. Send me." Isaiah 6:8 "Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life to be sure is nothing much to lose, but young men think it . . . — Map (db m64566) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Air University / Maxwell Air Force Base
(Side A) Air University The Air Corps Tactical School moved to Maxwell in 1931. Brilliant young officers like Chennault, Eaker, Fairchild, Hansell, Kuter, LeMay, Quesada, and Vandenberg formulated the aerial strategies and tactics . . . — Map (db m64437) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Air University Commanders
Maj Gen Muir S. Fairchild February 1946 – May 1948 Maj Gen Robert W. Harper May 1948 – October 1948 Gen George C. Kenney November 1948 – July 1951 Lt Gen Idwal H. Edwards August 1951 – . . . — Map (db m64368) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — AU "Thinks War"
Post-Vietnam Era marked a turning point for AU. Lt Gen Furlong, AU commander, launched a three year campaign to overhaul the curriculum which became known as “Putting the ‘War’ back into War College.” Between 1975 and 1976 AU gained . . . — Map (db m64375) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress"
Remaining in operation longer than any bomber in U.S. military history, the B-52 was the Strategic Air Command's principal long-range heavy bomber from the time it became operational in 1955. Affectionately known as the BUFF (Big Ugly Fat . . . — Map (db m64474) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — British and Commonwealth Pilots Trained in the U.S.A.
In 1941, before Pearl Harbour, President Franklin D. Roosevelt agreed with Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, to provide flight training for British and Commonwealth pilots in the U.S.A. by the U.S. Army Air Corps. Over 4,000 pilots were . . . — Map (db m64476) HM WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Cessna T-41A "Mescalero"
The Cessna T-41 was derived from a standard Cessna Model 172 light aviation aircraft. Between 1965 and 1969 the USAF purchased 211 T-41A variants "off the shelf" for the preliminary flight screening of pilot candidates; another 52 T-41C variants . . . — Map (db m64482) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Changing Roles of AU
Charged with developing doctrines and concepts for the employment of air power, AU produced the first basic doctrine manuals for the Air Force. AU also gained notoriety with projects such as Corona Harvest, which studied and developed . . . — Map (db m64374) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Chennault Circle
To accommodate expansion of programs, a five million dollar construction project began in 1954 to give AU a modern, integrated academic center with a collegiate atmosphere and facilities in keeping with its educational mission. We’re . . . — Map (db m64372) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Establishment of Air University 1946
The Army Air Forces school was assigned its first commander, Major General Muir S. Fairchild, in February 1946, and renamed Air University in March. The dedication ceremony occurred 3 Sep 1946. The first classes at the Air War College and the . . . — Map (db m64370) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Expansion of Air University
During the early 1950’s, Air Force leaders decided to consolidate and relocate professional military and continuing education activities, as well as commissioning and specialized schools to Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases. ”(Air . . . — Map (db m64371) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Former POWs And Those MIA
In honor of former Prisoners of War and those Missing in Action for serving their country 2 October 1987 — Map (db m64438) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — General Larry D. Welch12th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force — Served 1951 - 1990, Aviation Cadet 1953
General (ret) Welch was born in 1934 in Guymon, Okla., and graduated from Liberal (Kan.) High School in 1952. He enlisted in the Kansas National Guard in October 1951, serving with the 161st Armored Field Artillery until enlisting in the U.S. . . . — Map (db m64500) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Joint Programs
Air University began new Air War College and Air Command and Staff College programs in 1987 which met newly mandated “Joint” education requirements. These programs emphasized joint war fighting. ”The basic reason for the . . . — Map (db m64378) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Lt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC
Lt. William C. Maxwell (Side A) William Calvin Maxwell was born Nov. 9, 1892 in Natchez, Ala. An Army ROTC student at the University of Alabama, he left in 1917 to enlist in the Army. He received his commission in April 1918, after . . . — Map (db m64367) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Major General James Harrison Wilson, USVWilson's Raiders
(Side A) Major General James Harrison Wilson, USV 1837-1925 Exceptional American soldier, born Illinois, West Point Class of 1860, MG at 27. Civil War service: Port Royal 1861-62, Aide to McClellan '62; Vicksburg and Chattanooga . . . — Map (db m64436) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — McDonnell Douglas F-4D "Phantom II"
First flown in May 1958, the Phantom II originally was developed for U.S. Navy fleet defense and entered service in 1961. The USAF evaluated it for close air support, interdiction, and counter-air operations and, in 1962, approved a USAF . . . — Map (db m64504) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo"
Ordered in 1951 by the Strategic Air command as a long-range escort fighter, the F-101 lineage included several versions: Low-altitude fighter-bomber; photo-reconnaissance; two-seat interceptor; and transition trainer. To accelerate production, . . . — Map (db m64503) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Montgomery Chapter of the American Ex-Prisoners of WarIn Honor Of
September 17, 1999 Non Solum Armis Map (db m64439) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — North American B-25 Mitchell
The North American B-25 Mitchell, named after America's greatest military martyr (Gen Billy Mitchell), made its maiden flight on 19 August 1940 and was ordered in large numbers straight off the drawing board by the Army Air Corps. Internal . . . — Map (db m64449) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — North American F-100D "Super Sabre"
Developed as a follow-on to the F-86 Sabrejet used in the Korean Conflict, the F-100 was the world's first production airplane capable of flying faster than the speed of sound in level flight (760 mph). The prototype, the YF-100A, made its first . . . — Map (db m64553) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — North American F-86A "Sabre"
The F-86, the USAF's first swept-wing jet fighter, made its initial flight on October 1, 1947. The first production mode flew on May 20, 1948, and on September 15, 1948, an F-86A set a new world speed record of 670.9 mph. Originally designed as . . . — Map (db m64586) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Northrop T-38A "Talon"
In the mid-1950s, the USAF required a trainer with higher performance than the T-33 to better prepare student pilots for the latest tactical aircraft that were then coming into service. The aircraft chosen was the T-38A which offered high . . . — Map (db m64433) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Reorganization
During the late 1950’s three courses at Air Command and Staff College: the Weapons course, the Squadron Officer course, and the Academic Instructor course, became separate schools under the AU umbrella. ”…It is regrettable that what . . . — Map (db m64373) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Reorganization
HQ USAF realigned AU under Air Training Command (ATC) in 1978. For five years AU remained a part of ATC. On 1 July 1983, AU regained its major command status. ROTC was reassigned to ATC. The College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education, . . . — Map (db m64376) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Republic F-105D "Thunderchief"
In 1951, Republic Aviation began a project to develop a supersonic tactical fighter-bomber to replace the F-84F. The result was the F-105 "Thunderchief," later affectionately nicknamed the "Thud." The prototype YF-105A first flew on October 22, . . . — Map (db m64505) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Sikorsky MH-53M 'Pave Low IV' Helicopter
The Sikorsky MH-53 is a variant of the USAF's HH-53 'Super Jolly Green Giant' air rescue helicopter, which was developed in turn from the US Navy's CH-53 'Sea Stallion' heavy lift helicopter. The MH-53 has been optimized for long-range . . . — Map (db m64451) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — The Air Power Legacy
In 1931 Maxwell Field began its mission to educate Army Air Corps officers in strategy, tactics, and techniques of air power. Many early Air Force leaders attended Air Corps Tactical School here including Generals Vandenberg, Twining, White, and . . . — Map (db m64369) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — The Next Fifty Years
The tradition of excellence established by Air University pioneers will continue throughout the next fifty years… AU’s ability to educate people and develop critical thinkers is a mission that continues today. Now, more than ever, the United . . . — Map (db m64427) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — The ThunderbirdsThe Epitome of Teamwork
All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful, yet, for those who are trained by it, afterwards, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Hebrews 4:11 Maj. Norman L. Lowry III Capt. Willie T. Mays Capt. . . . — Map (db m64484) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — William R. Lawley, Jr.Colonel USAF (Ret) — 1920 - 1999
Recipient of the Medal of Honor for Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity in Action 20 February 1944 Mission on 20 February 1944 Target: Leipzig, Germany 1st. Lt. William R. Lawley, Jr. & Crew 305th Bomb Group 8th Air . . . — Map (db m64450) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Year of Training
Deja vu, once again, 1993, AU was aligned with ATC but this time to form Air Education and Training Command. Enlisted professional military education was consolidated, Officers Training School moved to Maxwell, and ROTC and CCAF were again part . . . — Map (db m86055) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Operation Allied ForceKosovo Campaign — 24 Mar 1999 – 10 Jun 1999
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Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Operation Eagle ClawDesert One — 1980
. . . — Map (db m95386) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Southwest Asia Service MedalLiberation of Kuwait
Front Dedicated to all the enlisted men and women who valiantly participated in the liberation of Kuwait. You are the symbol of freedom. God Bless America Reverse The medal is suspended from a sand colored ribbon with . . . — Map (db m95388) WM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — A County Older Than the StateMontgomery County — 1816
Created by Mississippi Territorial Legislature from lands ceded by Creek Indian Nation in Treaty of Fort Jackson, 1814. Named for Major Lemuel Purnell Montgomery, killed at Horseshoe Bend, 1814, while leading charge on Indian fortifications. . . . — Map (db m36579) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Jefferson DavisJune 3, 1808- December 6, 1889 — Soldier Scholar Statesman
A graduate of West Point Military Academy, he served the United States as Colonel of Mississippi Volunteers, Mexican War; member of House of Representatives, Senator, and as Secretary of War. Inaugurated President of the provisional government, . . . — Map (db m36677) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Major Lemuel Purnell Montgomery1786 - 1814
Brilliant lawyer, valiant soldier, in whose honor Montgomery County, Alabama was named — Map (db m94029) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Marquis de Lafayette
On this site stood, until December 1899, the house in which Marquis de Lafayette was given a public reception and ball, April 4, 1825, while on his last tour through the United States. This tablet is placed by the Society of the Sons of the . . . — Map (db m70727) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Thunderbird Park
Dedicated by the people of Montgomery to the skilled pilots -- past, present and Future -- who risk and give their lives to demonstrate the capabilities of air power to the American people. The Thunderbirds: the Air Force's Ambassadors in Blue . . . — Map (db m64429) HM

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