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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Merrill's Marauders

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Inscription. [Unit insignia]:
"Ranger - Merrill's Marauders"

In memory of the gallant men of the
5307th Composite Unit (Prov.)
Northern Burma Campaign, 1944
"Sua Sponte"

 
Location. 38° 52.636′ N, 77° 4.45′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is in Section 13 of the National Cemetery, off Farragut Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Landing Craft Support Ships (a few steps from this marker); U. S. Army Reserves (a few steps from this marker); Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger Advisors (a few steps from this marker); Exercise Tiger Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. War Correspondent (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); American Special Operations Forces (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Merrill's Marauders. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Merrill's Marauders Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Further west along Farragut Drive is the "U.S. Army Reserves" marker.

2. U.S. Army Rangers. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Galahad: A History of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). A book by Michael F. Dilley, published by Merriam Press in 1997. (Submitted on January 12, 2009.) 
 
Additional keywords. China-Burma-India Theater, CBI, U.S. Army Rangers, Frank Merrill, special forces, GALAHAD
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, World II
 
Merrill's Marauders Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
3. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Looking west along Farragut Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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