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De Soto in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Veterans of Foreign Wars War Memorial

All Gave Some - Some Gave All

 
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars War Memorial Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2014
1. Veterans of Foreign Wars War Memorial Markers
Inscription.

1898-1902
Casualties 385
Wounded 1,662

1917-1918
Casualties 53,402
Wounded 204,002

1941-1945
Casualties 291,557
Wounded 671,846

1950-1953
Casualties 36,574
Wounded 103,284

1964-1975
Casualties 58,209
Wounded 153,303

1990 1991
Casualties 382
Wounded 467

2001-
Casualties
Wounded

2003-
Casualties
Wounded

 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars Linden-Tripkos Memorial Post 6654.
 
Location. 38° 58.595′ N, 94° 58.633′ W. Marker is in De Soto, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of Penner Avenue and 84th Street, on the right when traveling north on Penner Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33725 West 84th Street, De Soto KS 66018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To Our Hero Dead in World War II (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Indian Jim" and the Building of Kansas City Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); 4 East 7th Street (approx. 6.8 miles away); Eudora's First Bell
Veterans of Foreign Wars War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 3, 2014
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars War Memorial
(approx. 6.9 miles away); 700 Main Street (approx. 6.9 miles away); 720/722 Main Street (approx. 6.9 miles away); 724 Main Street (approx. 6.9 miles away); 726 Main Street (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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