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Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
 
Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
1. Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
 
Inscription.
October 23, 1983
241 servicemen killed in the
Beirut, Lebanon terrorist bombing
In Memoriam
to the Philadelphia Marine casualties of
the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission

Cpl. Moses Arnold, Jr. Sgt. John J. Bonk, Jr. Cpl. Thomas A. Hairston Sgt. Gilbert Hanton Cpl. John F. Muffler Sgt. Rafael Pomales-Torres PFC. Rui Manual A. Relvas Cpl. Louis J. Rotondo
Sgt. Allen D. Wesley

If you forget my death,
then I died in vain.

Dedicated
October 20, 1985

 
Erected 1985 by the families of Philadelphia Marine casualties of the Beirut Peace Keeping Mission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.694′ N, 75° 8.56′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Click for map. Memorial is in the Veterans Memorial Park, about 100 feet WSW of the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Dock Street. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); “A Man Full of Trouble” Tavern (about 600 feet away); Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 600 feet away); The Liberation of Jane Johnson (about 800 feet away); Fraunces Tavern (about 800 feet away); Exiles for Conscience Sake (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
2. Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
 

 
Additional keywords. Veterans Memorial
 
Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 1, 2009
3. Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial
Hyatt Regency Hotel in background along the Delaware River.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,573 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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