Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion
of the Crossing of the Waal River
Honoring our KIA's - MIA's
September 20, 1944
“C” Company, 307th Engineer Battalion
was in the assault wave with the
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
that crossed the Waal River to capture the
Nijmegen Bridge in what was one of the
most heroic actions of World War II
Erected 1994 by 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion.
Location. 35° 7.797′ N, 79° 1.337′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Monument is in the memorial plaza near the entrance to the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 328th Infantry Rock (a few steps from this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Fairchild C-123-K Provider (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-47 82d Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar" (within shouting distance of this marker); M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bragg.
Also see . . . 307th Abn Engr Bn. (Submitted on June 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,364 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.