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87th Infantry Division Monument

“Golden Acorn”

 
 
87th Infantry Division Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. 87th Infantry Division Monument
Inscription.
Stalwart and Strong
World War II


Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

Dedicated to the memory of
the 87th Infantry Division soldiers
who made the ultimate sacrifice
to secure victory over Nazi Germany
and in honor of
the 87th Infantry Division veterans
who lived their lives
in devotion to their families
in service to their communities
and with true patriotism
for the United States of America

 
Erected 2013 by the 87th Infantry Division Legacy Association.
 
Location. 32° 23.119′ N, 84° 57.249′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Fort Benning Road 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the Walk of Honor, just to the south of the National Infantry Museum parade ground. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Benning Road, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tropic Lightning Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 29th Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Fort Benning POW Memorial
View of rear of monument, looking north towards the parade grounds. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. View of rear of monument, looking north towards the parade grounds.
(a few steps from this marker); Operation Just Cause (a few steps from this marker); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
Also see . . .  Division article about the monument dedication. (Submitted on February 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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