Memorial to POW’s at Hiroshima Japan
National Prisoner of War Museum
—Andersonville National Historic Site —
*S/Sgt. Charles O. Baumgartner-USAAF
*2nd/Lt. Durden Looper-USAAF
*2nd /Lt. James M. Ryan-USAAF
*Sgt. Hugh H. Atkinson-USAAF
*Cpl. John A. Long, Jr.-USSAF
*S/Sgt Buford J. Ellison-USAAF
*S/Sgt. Ralph J. Neal-USSAF
*Lt. /JG. Raymond G. Porter-USN
*A/3C. Normand Roland Brissette-USN.
“The bravery, suffering, and devotion to duty…earned them a preeminent place in the hearts of all Americans. Their heroism is a beacon to follow forever.” –President Ronald Reagan June 27, 1985.
Location. 32° 11.83′ N, 84° 7.615′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is on POW Road. Touch for map. The marker is affixed to the exterior wall of the patio in the back of the National Prisoner of War Museum at the Andersonville National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battling Bastards of Bataan (here, next to this marker); This Was Andersonville (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 174 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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