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Crete in Saline County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Navy Department - United States of America

 
 
Navy Department - United States of America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
1. Navy Department - United States of America Marker
Inscription. This Mark of Commendation is awarded to Doane College for effective co-operation in training naval personnel during World War II.

Navy V-12 Unit

James Forrestal Secretary of the Navy
 
Location. 40° 37.231′ N, 96° 56.776′ W. Marker is in Crete, Nebraska, in Saline County. Marker can be reached from Osterhout Lane. Click for map. The marker is part of a military monument at an east entrance to the Doane College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Crete NE 68333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gates College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doane College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 8.1 miles away); PFC Charley Havlat (approx. 9 miles away); Czech Capital (approx. 9.6 miles away); Historic Milford (approx. 11.9 miles away); Tall Grass Prairie (approx. 15.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crete.
 
Categories. EducationWar, World II

 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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