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North Carolina Veterans’ Memorial

 
 
North Carolina Veterans' Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
1. North Carolina Veterans' Monument
Inscription.
This memorial is dedicated
to the heroic men and
women of North Carolina
who served in America's
wars. As long as the flame
of freedom burns, the
memory of their sacrifice
for peace shall endure.

(east side)
World War I
1917 - 1918

Major Engagements of World War I

Cambrai Aisne Marne Meuse Argonne Somme Defensive Soissons Montfauson Lys Ourcq River St. Quentin Aisne Vesle River Blanc Mont Cantigny Somme Offensive Bois de Foret Chateau-Thierry Oise-Aisne Cunel Heights Belleau Wood Ypres-Lys Romagne Heights Noyon-Montdidier Juvigny Vittorio-Veneto Champagne-Marne St. Mihiel Barricourt Heights

(north side)
World War II
1941 - 1945

Major Engagements of World War II

Pearl Harbor Philippine Sea Cassino Bataan Guam Normandy Invasion Java Sea Leyte Cherbourg Corregidor Leyte Gulf Battle of the Hedgerows Coral Sea Luzon St. Lo Midway Iwo Jima Mortain Guadalcanal Mindanao Argentan-Falaise Papua Okinawa Southern France Bismarck Sea Battle of the Atlantic Metz New Guinea North Africa Aachen Rabaul Sicily Huertgen Forest Bougainville Salerno Battle of the Bulge Turawa Volturno
North Carolina Veterans' Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
2. North Carolina Veterans' Monument
River Alsace Biak Rapido River Remagen Saipan Anzio Ruhr Pocket

(west side)
Korean War
1950 - 1953

Major Engagements of the Korean Conflict

Osan Ch'Ongch' on River Wonsan Kum River Kunu-Ri Songjin Taejon Changjin Reservoir Ch'Orwon Pusan Perimeter Yudam-Ri Kumhwa Naktong Bulge Kot' O-Ri Bloody Ridge Tabgu Hungnam Heartbreak Ridge Inch' On Wonju Old Baldy Seoul Chip' Yong-Ni Pork Chop Hill P' Yongyang Unsan
 
Erected 1990 by Veterans' Memorial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 46.851′ N, 78° 38.344′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Edenton Street and North Wilmington Street. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the NC State Capitol. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.C. State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hickory Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Lawson Wyatt (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Society of North Carolina
World War II Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
3. World War II
(within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Blakely Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Regarding North Carolina Veterans' Memorial. A bronze figure of Lady Liberty surmounting a granite obelisk at the base of which is a bronze "eternal flame" and three bas-reliefs descriptive of World War I, World War II and the Korean Conflict. The central sculpture is surrounded by a semi-circular granite structure that is topped by the flags of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Sculptor: Richard H. Amlung.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Close View of World War I and World War II Plaques Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
4. Close View of World War I and World War II Plaques
Major Engagements of World War I Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
5. Major Engagements of World War I
Major Engagements of World War II Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
6. Major Engagements of World War II
Major Engagements of the Korean Conflict Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
7. Major Engagements of the Korean Conflict
Veterans' Memorial Committee Members Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Jordan, March 7, 2011
8. Veterans' Memorial Committee Members
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 833 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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