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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

Ardennes

 
 
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
Inscription. In the largest land battle ever fought by the United States Army six hundred thousand valiant Americans rallied to defeat three powerful German armies in the snows of the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg. Almost 20 thousand soldiers made the supreme sacrifice to win the victory in the Battle of the Bulge and to secure freedom for the heroic peoples of Belgium and Luxembourg and hasten the end of World War II in Europe.

This monument is dedicated to the memory of the courageous men and women who turned apparent defeat into a great American victory.

December 16, 1944 - - - January 25, 1945
“A Triumph of Courage”

 
Location. 37° 0.246′ N, 76° 18.671′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is at the intersection of Ingalls Road (U.S. 258) and Main Gate, on the left when traveling south on Ingalls Road. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of Fort Monroe. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rodman Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Monroe (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rodman Gun
Marker at Fort Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Fort Monroe
(within shouting distance of this marker); Freedomís Fortress (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Cistern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Monroe (about 700 feet away); Eprouvette Mortar (about 700 feet away); 12-Pounder Howitzer (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .
1. BATTLE of the BULGE. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Unofficial Fort Monroe website. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 838 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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