Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Persian Gulf War
Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial
On February 25, the U.S. led coalition, which included troops from Saudi Arabia, The United Kingdom, France, Egypt, Syria, and several Persian Gulf States, opened the ground campaign. Powerful armored columns quickly routed Iraqi forces in a 100-hour ground campaign and liberated Kuwait. American losses numbered 850 killed and wounded.
Courage * Sacrifice * Duty
Kuwait and Iraq
2 August 1990 - 11 April 1991
James N. “Trey” Wilbourn, III
Erected 2011 by The Veterans Memorial Foundation.
Location. 34° 44.076′ N, 86° 35.303′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street Northwest and Washington Street Northwest, on the left when traveling east on Monroe Street Northwest. Click for map. Located in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Monroe Street Northwest, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Global War on Terrorism (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War (a few steps from this marker); Korean War (a few steps from this marker); World War II (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial Time Capsule (a few steps from this marker); World War I (within shouting distance of this marker); Commitment/Oath, Creed, And Code of Conduct (within shouting distance of this marker); I am an American Warrior (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . .
1. Gulf War Index. GULF WAR POW/MIA, KIA/BNR, and Returnees U.S. Military, Civilians and Foreign Nationals (Submitted on January 20, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on January 21, 2014.)
Categories. • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm •
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