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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

9th Armored Division

Activated at Fort Riley July 15, 1942

 

—Inactivated October 15, 1945 —

 
9th Armored Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
1. 9th Armored Division Marker
Inscription. By capturing bridge at Remagen on March 7, 1945 became first allied troops to cross the Rhine.

Campaigns: Ardennes • Rhineland • Central Europe
 
Location. 39° 3.806′ N, 96° 46.946′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Arnold Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located near the parade ground and Fort Riley museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Armored Field Artillery Battalion (here, next to this marker); 16th Infantry Regiment — 1st Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Global War on Terrorism Monument (a few steps from this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of the Gallant Dead 26th Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (within shouting distance of this marker); M5 Stuart Light Tank (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .  The Bridge at Remagan - About.com
9th Armored Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
2. 9th Armored Division Marker
Closest to camera in this view.
. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, World II
 
9th Armored Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, May 11, 2011
3. 9th Armored Division Marker
Farthest from camera in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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