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Parsons in Labette County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War II Memorial

They Sought No Glory But Their Country's Good

 
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.

In memory of those who made
the supreme sacrifice in defense
of their country in World War II.
We Honor All

 
Erected 1950 by Citizens of Parsons, Kansas, and Gold Star Mothers.
 
Location. 37° 20.382′ N, 95° 15.64′ W. Marker is in Parsons, Kansas, in Labette County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 17th Street, on the left when traveling east on Broadway. Click for map. Monument is on the southwest grounds of the municipal building. Marker is in this post office area: Parsons KS 67357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carnegie Library (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Peace Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. one mile away); Osage Catholic Mission (approx. 13.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away); Riverside Park (approx. 14.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parsons.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
World War II Memorial Eagle Engraving image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
2. World War II Memorial Eagle Engraving
Symbol of the United States of America
Tank on World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
3. Tank on World War II Memorial
Honoring the Land Forces
Ship on World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
4. Ship on World War II Memorial
Honoring the Sea Forces
Plane on World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
5. Plane on World War II Memorial
Honoring the Air Forces
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 26, 2010
6. World War II Memorial
Municipal Building in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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