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Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II

1942-1945

 

“We led the way!”

 
Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II Marker
Inscription.
Rendering of organizational insignia
1942 We Led The Way 1945

In memory of our fallen comrades who sacrified their lives in the service of their country while serving in the United States Navy and Army Amphibious Scouts and Raiders during World War II.

 
Location. 38° 52.868′ N, 77° 4.148′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is in Section 31 of the Cemetery, off Roosevelt 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. Civil Air Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Marshal Sir John Dill (within shouting distance of this marker); Naval Combat Demolition Units (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 484th Bombardment Group (about 300 feet away); 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (about 300 feet away); 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (about 300 feet away); American Ex-Prisoners of War (about 500 feet away); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II Marker

 
Additional comments.
1.
Though initially comprising Army as well as Navy personnel, the diverse Amphibious Scout and Raider units soon evolved into all-Navy organizations during WWII.
    — Submitted January 11, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.

 
Additional keywords. Naval Combat Demolition Teams, Underwater Demolition Teams, Naval Special Warfare
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,375 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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