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Charles W. Lindewald

 
 
Charles W. Lindewald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
1. Charles W. Lindewald Marker
Inscription.

Detachment A-Team
101 Company C
5th Special Forces
came under
attack by a North Vietnamese tank unit on
February 6, 1968 in the Battle of Lang Vei.
LaPorte native, Green Beret Master Sergeant.

Charles W. Lindewald
was missing in action until his remains were found in 2004. He was serving his fifth tour of duty and was awarded 3 Purple Hearts, the Bronze Star and Silver Star posthumously and several other decorations in his career. He was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery in 2005.
 
Location. 41° 37.408′ N, 86° 42.897′ W. Marker is in La Porte, Indiana, in LaPorte County. Marker can be reached from Park Street north of Oak Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Charles W. Lindewald Park. Marker is in this post office area: La Porte IN 46350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quaker Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Lincoln Highway in La Porte County (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Log Cabin in LaPorte (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War Memorial Tree LaPorte County (Indiana)
Charles W. Lindewald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
2. Charles W. Lindewald Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); LaPorte County Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Meinrad Rumely (approx. one mile away); The Rumely Companies (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Charles W. Lindewald Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
3. Charles W. Lindewald Marker
Located in Charles W. Lindewald Park
Charles W. Lindewald Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
4. Charles W. Lindewald Park
View to south
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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