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Tunica in Tunica County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial

 
 
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
1. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription. In honor of Veterans of all Branches of the Military: those who made the supreme sacrifice, those honorably discharged and those who continue to serve their country, this unique Sculpture captures a poignant scene from the Vietnam War depicting the sacrifice, compassion and courage displayed by those who went in harm's way.

World War I
1917-1918
Total Service Members 4,734,991 Battle Deaths 53,402 Other Deaths (In Service) 63,114 Non-Mortal Woundings 204,002

World War II
1941-1945
Total Service Members 16,112,566 Battle Deaths 291,557 Other Deaths in Service (Non-Theater) 113,842 Non-Mortal Woundings 671,846

Korean War
1950-1953
Total Service Members 5,720,000 Battle Deaths 33,686 Other Deaths in Service (Theater and Non-Theater) 20,560 Non-Mortal Woundings 103,284

Vietnam War
1964-1975
Total Service Members 9,200,000 Deployed to Southeast Asia 3,100,000 Battle Deaths 47,410 Other Deaths in Service (Theater and Non-Theater) 42,788 Non-Mortal Woundings 153,303

Gulf War
1990-1991
Total Service Members 2,322,332 Deployed to Gulf 1,136,658 Battle Deaths 148 Other Deaths in Service (Theater and Non-Theater) 1149 Non-Mortal Woundings 467
 
Location.
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
2. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
34° 41.19′ N, 90° 22.983′ W. Marker is in Tunica, Mississippi, in Tunica County. Marker is on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tunica MS 38676, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harold "Hardface" Clanton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Cotton (approx. 6.2 miles away); Highway 61 Blues (approx. 12.4 miles away); Phillips County Court House (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arkansas); World War I 1917-1918 (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arkansas); Phillips County, Arkansas (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arkansas); Helena, Arkansas (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arkansas); West Helena, Arkansas (approx. 15.9 miles away in Arkansas). Click for a list of all markers in Tunica.
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
3. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2012
4. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
Gulf War 1990-1991 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
5. Gulf War 1990-1991 Marker
Vietnam War 1964-1975 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
6. Vietnam War 1964-1975 Marker
Korean War 1950-1953 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
7. Korean War 1950-1953 Marker
World War II 1941-1945 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
8. World War II 1941-1945 Marker
World War I 1917-1918 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
9. World War I 1917-1918 Marker
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
10. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
11. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes
12. Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
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