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Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B

National Prisoner of War Museum

 

—Andersonville National Historic Site —

 
Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 23, 2001
1. Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  

Erected by and in honor of all Americans held Prisoners of War in a German prison camp known as Stalag XVII-B in Krems, Austria 1943-1945 and in memory of all Americans held as POWs in European Theatre in WWII.
 
Location. 32° 12.189′ N, 84° 7.84′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Andersonville National Cemetery, in the eastern section towards the Rostrum. 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 Raiders' Graves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grave Markers (about 500 feet away); 3 - inch Ordnance Rifle (approx. 0.4 miles away); 6 - pounder Field Gun (approx. 0.4 miles away); National Prisoner of War Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); Memorial Day Order (approx.
Entrance to the National Prisoner of War Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 23, 2001
2. Entrance to the National Prisoner of War Museum
0.4 miles away); Wisconsin (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Ex-Prisoners of War (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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