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Combat Wounded Veterans monument at Veterans Memorial Park. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, January 28, 2017
Combat Wounded Veterans monument at Veterans Memorial Park.
GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
1Alabama (Cullman County), Cullman — Combat Wounded VeteransMilitary Order of the Purple Heart — 1782-1932 —
Dedicated To The Recipients Of The Nation's Oldest Military Decoration "The Purple Heart" Combat Wounded Veterans Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 - 1932 My stone is red for the . . . — Map (db m101168) WM
2Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Take Her DownGilmore, Howard Walter - Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala. —
Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 . . . — Map (db m82036) HM
3Alabama (Escambia County), Flomaton — Alabama's Own
Front CPL. Sidney E. Manning World War I Medal of Honor One of Gen. Pershing's Immortal Ten This monument dedicated to all that have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America that this glory shall not perish from the Earth . . . — Map (db m47485) HM
4Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Julius Ellsberry
In dedication to Julius Ellsberry, the first Black Alabama man to die in World War II; born Birmingham, Ala, 1922. Enlisted in the U.S. Navy, 1940; First Class Mate [sic] Attendant aboard battleship Oklahoma in the Battle of Pearl . . . — Map (db m63761) HM WM
5Alabama (Lamar County), Vernon — Lamar County Korea & Vietnam Memorial
In memory of Lamar County's honored dead Korea Bowen, Elzie Ray Hays, Robert A. Mixon, Herman L. Pickens, Freddie F. Reed, Cecil Rushing, Larry W. In memory of Lamar County's honored dead . . . — Map (db m96851) WM
6Alabama (Lamar County), Vernon — Lamar County WWI & WWII Memorial
Side 1 In Memory of Lamar County's Honored Dead World War One and Two Allen, Othar J. • Conner, Herbert C. Atkins, A. Lincoln • Conner, James Box Avers, Cicero • Cox, William Lloyd Baughn, Claudie • Cowart, Milo K. . . . — Map (db m96852) WM
7Alabama (Limestone County), Athens — Athens Big Spring Memorial Park
Dedicated to the early settlers, men and women who served in the armed forces and kept our country free. August 12, 1989. — Map (db m37914) HM
8Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — "Take Her Down!"Howard Walter Gilmore, Commander, U.S.N. — Born 29 September 1902, Selma, Ala. —
Panel 1: Medal of Honor Citation For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond The call of duty as Commanding Officer of U. S. submarine GROWLER (SS-215) during her fourth war patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 . . . — Map (db m74811) WM
9Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) — Submarines and the Battleship Park —
Panel 1: Anderson, Fred H., RT1 Anderson, John L., Jr., MoMM2 Armstrong, James E., RM1 Balestrieri, S., ENS Blair, Jack L., S2 Blevins, J.T., S1 Boucher, Leo J., S1 Brennan, James J., TM2 Bronder, John J., SC2 Brown, . . . — Map (db m74810) WM
10Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — The Submarine Lookout Memorial — Submarines and the Battleship Park —
Panel 1: "The Lookout: the Eyes of the WWII Submarine" Panel 2: "Submarine Lookout": Standing his watch on a perch high above the deck, the lookout was the eyes of the submarine while surfaced. Often while submerged he was . . . — Map (db m74809) HM WM
11Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — "That Others May Live"
Front Dedicated to Air and Maintenance Crews who flew and maintained the H-43 and the ones who made the supreme sacrifice "That Others May Live" And never let us take lightly the freedom for which they . . . — Map (db m95537) HM WM
12Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Airman First Class John L. Levitow Monument
This monument is dedicated in honor of Airman First Class John L. Levitow of Hartford, Connecticut, the first Air Force enlisted man to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. On the night of 24 February 1969, Airman First Class Levitow was a . . . — Map (db m95394) HM
13Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Arthur N. Black
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Arthur M. Black Airman Third Class Arthur M. Black distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95516) WM
14Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles D. King
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles D. King Airman First Class Charles D. King distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95493) WM
15Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles D. McGrath
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles D. McGrath Sergeant Charles D. McGrath distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force . . . — Map (db m95476) WM
16Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Charles L. Schaub
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Charles L. Schaub Staff Sergeant Charles L. Shaub distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed . . . — Map (db m95477) WM
17Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Dennis M. Richardson
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Dennis M. Richardson The President of the United Sates of America, authorized by Title 10, Section 8742, United States Code, awards the Air Force . . . — Map (db m95512) WM
18Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Donald G. Smith
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Donald G. Smith Technical Sergeant Donald G. Smith distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95490) WM
19Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Duane D. Hackney
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Duane D. Hackney Airman Second Class Duane D. Hackney distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against . . . — Map (db m95525) WM
20Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Dustin H. Temple Senior Airman Dustin H. Temple distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the . . . — Map (db m95434) WM
21Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Eugene L. Clay
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Eugene L. Clay Staff Sergeant Eugene L. Clay distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95528) WM
22Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Ivan M. Ruiz Master Sergeant Ivan M. Ruiz distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of the United . . . — Map (db m95444) WM
23Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Jason D. Cunningham
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Jason D. Cunningham Senior Airman Jason D. Cunningham distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing . . . — Map (db m95471) WM
24Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Joel E. Talley
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Joel E. Talley Airman First Class Joel E. Talley distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95494) WM
25Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to John A. Chapman
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to John A. Chapman Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an armed enemy of . . . — Map (db m95473) WM
26Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Jon D. Harston Staff Sergeant Jon D. Harston distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed force . . . — Map (db m95475) WM
27Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller Technical Sergeant Keary J. Miller distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force near . . . — Map (db m116584) HM
28Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Larry W. Maysey Sergeant Larry W. Maysey distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing . . . — Map (db m95527) WM
29Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Leroy M. Wright
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Leroy M. Wright Technical Sergeant Leroy M. Wright distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an . . . — Map (db m95478) WM
30Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Richard L. Etchberger
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Richard L. Etchberger Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in connection with military . . . — Map (db m95529) WM
31Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Zachary J. Rhyner
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Zachary J. Rhyner Senior Airman Zachary J. Rhyner distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in military operations against an opposing armed . . . — Map (db m95459) WM
32Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Operation Eagle ClawDesert One — 1980 —
. . . — Map (db m95386) WM
33Alabama (Montgomery County), Maxwell Air Force Base — Southwest Asia Service MedalLiberation of Kuwait
Front Dedicated to all the enlisted men and women who valiantly participated in the liberation of Kuwait. You are the symbol of freedom. God Bless America Reverse The medal is suspended from a sand colored ribbon with . . . — Map (db m95388) WM
34Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Major Charles W. Davis, Infantry United States Army / "Above and Beyond"
Major Charles W. DavisA native of Montgomery, graduate of Lanier, alumnus of the Universities of Alabama and Maryland. Major Davis was awarded the Medal of Honor as Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. . . . — Map (db m86129) HM
35Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — William C. Oates
Born November 30, 1833, Died September 9, 1910. Born in poverty, Reared in adversity, Without educational advantages, Yet by honest individual effort he obtained a competency and the confidence of his fellow man, . . . — Map (db m95343) HM
36Alabama (Russell County), Fort Mitchell — Veteran Memorials at Fort Mitchell
In Honor of Those Who Served Our Country Presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States May 30, 1989 — Map (db m63420) WM
37Arizona (Coconino County), Flagstaff — Bushmaster Park
Bushmaster Park is named in memory of Flagstaff's Company I-158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, and their sacrifices for freedom made in New Guinea, the Phillipine Islands and Japan from 1941 to 1945. "No greater fighting team ever . . . — Map (db m60932) HM
38Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — 9/11 Arizona Heroes Memorial
In honor of our Arizona fire fighting heroes from Phoenix who went to New York City on September 11, 2001 to aid in the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. Dedicated on Veterans Day — Map (db m29433) HM
39Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — Arizona Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Armed Forces to those who distinguish themselves "…conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of their lives above and beyond the call of duty while . . . — Map (db m29435) HM
40Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans
This memorial was erected in memory of the young individuals who went to war as kids and lost their youthful dreams, and some their lives, for a cause-freedom and honor-and came back as men with the horrors of war instilled in every fiber of their . . . — Map (db m29434) HM
41Arizona (Mohave County), Kingman — Mohave Center Plaza of Valor
"O Lord, thou givest us everything at the price of an effort." Leonardo Da Vinci 1452-1519 We remember those who gave their lives in the Holocaust of July 5, 1973, in Kingman John O. Campbell • Allan Hanson • Christopher G . . . — Map (db m29421) HM
42Arizona (Pima County), Lukeville — Kris Eggle
On August 9, 2002 While protecting visitors from harm, United States Park Ranger Kris Eggle Was slain in the line of duty. His service and sacrifice To the National Park Service And the people of this country Will never be . . . — Map (db m7003) HM
43Arizona (Pinal County), Sacaton — Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC
Dedicated to Ira H. Hayes USMC February 23rd 1992 by the Memorial Committee Lance Lewis Director, Shirley Lewis Coordinator JR Currea Artist In Country Vietnam Veterans Post 2 Tempe Arizona Ira H. Hayes American . . . — Map (db m32845) WM
44Arizona (Yavapai County), Camp Verde — The Congressional Medal of Honor - Apache Campaign 1872 - 1873
The following named individuals were assigned, either permanently or temporarily, to Camp Verde, Arizona Territory. While stationed here their personal action in combat was above and beyond the call of duty, earning them the nation's highest . . . — Map (db m28593) HM
45Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — In Memory of David O. Dodd
In memory of David O. Dodd, the Boy Hero of the Confederacy, This marks the place of his execution. Jan. 8, 1864. — Map (db m117237) HM
46California (Amador County), Volcano — Volcano
Discovered in 1848 by Colonel Stevenson’s men who mined Soldiers’ Gulch in ’49. First covered wagon party sluiced rich gravel beds. By ’53, men swarmed flats and gulches naming them picturesquely. Hydraulic operations, begun in ’55, brought . . . — Map (db m11365) HM
47California (El Dorado County), Georgetown — Georgetown Volunteer Firemen
This monument is dedicated to the Georgetown Volunteer Firemen past and present who have served this community for 125 years. This bell had served as the fire alarm for many years until retired in 1965 when the new station was built. Material . . . — Map (db m11376) HM
48California (Fresno County), Fresno — David of SassoonEpic Folk Hero of the Armenians — ՍԱՍՈԻՆՑԻ ԴԱվիԹ —
[Upper Marker:] Donated to the County of Fresno by the People of Armenian Descent of the San Joaquin Valley August 11, 1970 Varaz Samuelian, Sculptor [Lower Marker:] David of Sassoon is the legendary folk-hero . . . — Map (db m41005) HM
49California (Fresno County), Fresno — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation's oldest military decoration "The Purple Heart" 1782 The Military Order of the Purple Heart 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they . . . — Map (db m41059) HM
50California (Humboldt County), Shelter Cove — In Memory of Our Shipmates
In memory of our shipmates and friends. On July 12, 1994, Coast Guard Helicopter 6541 responded to a mayday from a sailing vessel in distress south of Shelter Cove, CA. While searching for the vessel in heavy fog, the helicopter crashed into the . . . — Map (db m1106) HM
51California (Imperial County), Imperial — Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial
This Memorial Erected in Honor of Those Who Served Their Country in Time of War By Veteran's Memorial Housing Committee - May 30, 1941 • Representing County Board of Supervisors - Hugh T. Osborne • Representing veterans of the war with . . . — Map (db m81827) WM
52California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Capt. Lou Lenart, USMC (Ret.)FG-1D Corsair
This monument is dedicated to Capt. Lou Lenart and to all U.S. Marine Corps and Navy pilots who flew the F4-U or FG-1D Corsair in combat during World War II. “Most of my experience with the Corsair was in close support of our ground . . . — Map (db m118074) HM WM
53California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Japanese-American Soldiers442nd Infantry RCT, World War II Memorial — Korean War Dead - 1950 to '53 —
Text on the plaque attached to the south face of the base beneath the tall column in the northwest corner [traditionally the Japanese/Japanese-American section of the cemetery]: In Sacred Memory This memorial is reverently placed here . . . — Map (db m74081) HM WM
54California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Latino Blood, American Hearts
This site is dedicated to the Latino-American Heroes who received the Congressional Medal of Honor, our nation's highest award for bravery. For love of country, they performed above and beyond the call of duty. Heroes y . . . — Map (db m74096) WM
55California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — World Trade Center Monument
This monument that now stands in front of you is a tribute to the Firefighters who lost their lives at the World Trade Center, on September 11, 2001. This monument once stood as a major portion of the vertical structural support for the center's . . . — Map (db m147659) HM WM
56California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — Portal of the Folded WingsShrine to Aviation
Dedicated To The Honored Dead Of American Aviation On The 50th Anniversary Of Powered Flight, Dec. 17, 1953, By Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker USAF (Ret.) - - - - - - - - - - - - Beneath The Memorial tablets in this sacred portal rest the . . . — Map (db m150059) HM
57California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — 9-11 Tribute
[Side 1] Nearly 3,000 innocent people died in the attacks of September 11, 2001. This memorial is dedicated to those who perished, and to the survivors of 9-11. It is a tribute to all heroes: Civilians, airline industry and Pentagon . . . — Map (db m93289) HM
58California (Marin County), Inverness — Lives of Sacrifice and Service are Honored Here
Since 1889, United States Life-Saving Service and Coast Guard crews have risked their lives to save shipwreck victims at Point Reyes. Brave crews of highly trained men struggled in some of the worst conditions in North America, sacrificing comfort, . . . — Map (db m102689) HM
59California (Marin County), Novato — Lloyd Andrews Hamilton
Dedicated to the Memory of Lloyd Andrews Hamilton First Lieutenant 17th Areo Squadron Awarded Distinguished Service Cross for Extraordinary Heroism in Action at Varssionagre, Belgium August 18, 1918 Killed in Action Near . . . — Map (db m102756) WM
60California (Mono County), Mammoth Lakes — Tragedy at Convict Lake
On February 19, 1990, a tragedy occurred at this site. Three boys from a local youth camp fell through the ice. Two counselors, David Myers and Randy Porter, U.S. Forest Service employee Clay Cutter, and Long Valley Fire Captain Vidar Anderson . . . — Map (db m2895) HM
61California (Riverside County), Indian Wells — Eisenhower Walk of HonorMedal of Honor Memorial
The Eisenhower Walk of Honor allows all of us to recall the debt of gratitude owed to ordinary people for extraordinary acts of patriotism and courage. Men and women doing their duty for their country, honorably and with integrity. This tribute . . . — Map (db m114773) HM WM
62California (Riverside County), March Air Reserve Base — United States of America Medal Of Honor Memorial
...For Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of Life Above and Beyond the Call of Duty... — Map (db m72639) WM
63California (Riverside County), Riverside — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to eulogize the sacrifices of American Veterans. It is to commemorate them, their comrades, their personal and emotional sacrifices, and to acknowledge those Americans who have lost loved ones in the service . . . — Map (db m54379) HM
64California (Riverside County), Riverside — War Dog Memorial
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65California (Sacramento County), Folsom — Folsom Veterans Memorial
The Folsom Veterans Memorial honors those brave individuals who serve our country and those who have fallen in service to our country. The memorial is composed of several distinct elements. The Flag Court pays homage to all those who have served . . . — Map (db m15619) HM
66California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Mexican-American War Memorial
In memory of the American Servicemen of Hispanic descent and all others who sacrificed their lives to protect the freedoms we enjoy. — Map (db m15474) HM
67California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Fireman’s Plot
“First in Danger and Always Ready” This inscription, engraved on a silver trumpet presented to Engine Company No. 3 in 1853, a token of appreciation, perhaps best describes Sacramento’s gallant volunteer fire department as a . . . — Map (db m56324) HM
68California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The First Hundred Years are the Hardest
When Sacramento bought steam pumpers the volunteers could not keep their steam? up, so they hired professional firemen. Since March 30, 1872, Sacramento paid firemen have always been the first to respond to any crisis. New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, . . . — Map (db m38318) HM
69California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — USS California Bell Memorial
(Left Side of Base Holding Bell) Only battleship built on the Pacific Coast Launched at Mare Island Navy Yard Nov. 20, 1919 Ship’s bell dedicated and rung for the last time by Governor Earl Warren Oct. 27, 1949 . . . — Map (db m70035) HM WM
70California (San Diego County), San Diego — Ingram PlazaPreble Field, Naval Training Center San Diego — — Liberty Station — —
Panel 1 This plaza is dedicated to the memory of Osmond K. Ingram Gunner's Mate First Class United States Navy who sacrificed his life in an effort to save his ship and shipmates during an engagement between the U.S.S. Cassin and . . . — Map (db m51535) HM
71California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10United States Navy — In Memory of the Men Lost in Action —
[Panel 1]: Eternal God who alone spreads out the heavens and rules the raging seas, may this memorial bring continued remembrance to the one hundred and thirty seven men who died defending their country in time of danger, and whose . . . — Map (db m8480) HM
72California (San Diego County), San Diego — USS Hoel * USS S. B. Roberts * USS JohnstonUnited States Navy — "In Everlasting Memory" —
Inscribed here are the names of 525 men who died in the Battle of Leyte Gulf during the liberation of the Philippine Islands on 25 Oct 1944. Their ships, the destroyers USS Johnston (DD-557) and USS Hoel (DD-533) and destroyer escort USS Samuel B. . . . — Map (db m8428) HM
73California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Philippine national hero and martyr stayed at the Palace Hotel from May 4 to 6, 1888 in the course of his only visit to the Unites States. Imbued with a superior intellect and an intense love for his country, Dr. Rizal sought to gain freedom . . . — Map (db m71856) HM
74California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — FDR's Saluteto the Officers and Men ... USS "San Francisco"' — USS San Francisco Memorial —
In Salute to the Officers and Men, living and dead, of the U.S.S. “San Francisco” a warship named for our city, which though sorely wounded, emerged triumphantly from the Battle of Guadalcanal, November 12-13 1942 after . . . — Map (db m71479) HM
75California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Former site of Eureka LodgingResidence of Emperor Norton
On this site stood The Eureka Lodging, a boarding house catering to tradesmen and transients. It's most famous resident, Joshua Abraham Norton (1818-1880), Began living here in 1863 and remained for the next 17 years. Coming from South Africa in . . . — Map (db m113930) HM
76California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Unsung Heros
San Francisco’s firemen were the unsung heroes of 1906. Leaderless because Chief Dennis Sullivan had been fatally injured by the quake, with indomitable courage they battled for three days and nights the flames that were consuming the city. — Map (db m72079) HM
77California (San Joaquin County), Manteca — Liberty Plot
Dedicated to the boys Who Fought Overseas — In 1917 — — Map (db m19532) HM
78California (San Mateo County), Redwood City — 816 — Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery's name reflects the controversy that erupted in the Civil War, three years after the cemetery's beginnings in 1859. Pro- and anti- slavery feelings ran high in California, and the founders of the cemetery strongly opposed the . . . — Map (db m3296) HM
79California (Stanislaus County), Ceres — Ceres Volunteer Fire Department
Dedicated to the CERES VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Organized June 1, 1911 George W. Wood First Chief — Reorganized 1921— Erected by the People of Ceres 1940 — Map (db m19468) HM
80California (Tehama County), Red Bluff — In Memory - Ken CarlsonWorld War II Ace
Ken went to war against the Germans with the American Eagle Squadron in 1940. He became an ace before the U.S.A. entered the war against Germany. He shot down 13 German aircraft in the war torn skies over England and France in World War II. Ken . . . — Map (db m40422) HM
81Colorado (Adams County), Aurora — Charles Kelly Boulevard
In honor of Major Charles L. Kelly, MSC, U.S. Army 1925 - 1964 Dust-Off Pilot Extraordinary Killed in action by small arms fire while attempting to approach a hot LZ near Vinh Long, Viet Nam on 1 July 1964 after . . . — Map (db m96555) WM
82Connecticut (Fairfield County), Redding — Town of Redding World War I Memorial
Town of Redding 1914   Roll of Honor   1918 Erected in Appreciation of The Services of Our Men and Women Who Served in the World War Harold Albin • Carl A. Anderson • Hubert Anderson • Sigurd Anderson • Edward Babcock • . . . — Map (db m26815) HM
83Connecticut (Fairfield County), Shelton — City of Shelton Emergency Services Memorial
City Of Shelton In Memory Of Our Departed Emergency Services Members Who Have Given Their Lives In The Line Of Duty While Protecting the Lives and Property of Our Citizens Shelton Fire Department Daniel E. Wannagot 1991 Shelton Police . . . — Map (db m25612) HM
84Connecticut (Fairfield County), Trumbull — Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1
[ West side ] Dedicated To The Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company #1, Inc Past, Present, Future Established 1925 [ South side ] Trumbull Center Fire District Established 1950 [ North side ] Trumbull . . . — Map (db m26082) HM
85Connecticut (Hartford County), Farmington — Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park
Yodkins-Morin Memorial Park ---------- Dedicated to two valiant men who gave their lives saving others during the raging flood of August 1955 ---------- Charles J. Yodkins, Sr A Farmington Police Officer ---------- Joseph J. Morin, . . . — Map (db m33063) HM
86Connecticut (Hartford County), Glastonbury — John Lee Levitow
In Honor Of John Lee Levitow Glastonbury, Connecticut Sergeant, United States Air Force 3rd Special Operations Squadron presented Congressional Medal of Honor by President Richard M. Nixon May 14, 1970 For conspicuous gallantry . . . — Map (db m98833) WM
87Connecticut (Hartford County), Windsor Locks — Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial
Connecticut Fallen Firefighters’ Memorial The design of the Memorial was conceived by the Connecticut Firefighters Memorial Committee and incorporates a plaza-like setting featuring a brick patio in the form of a Maltese cross, the universal symbol . . . — Map (db m126451) HM
88Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Veterans Monument
In Recognition of Service Rendered To Our Country by Men and Women Of New Milford Connecticut During National Crises — Map (db m23073) HM
89Connecticut (Litchfield County), Woodbury — The Common
In memory of The Sons of Old Woodbury Those who gave their lives in war Those who lived to build a new nation Those who are known Those who must remain ever nameless Bicentennial of the American Revolution 1776                1976 . . . — Map (db m19226) HM
90Connecticut (Middlesex County), Middletown — John L. Levitow Memorial Lane
John L. Levitow Memorial Lane Dedicated - November 28, 2000 In Memory of: Sergeant John L. Levitow, U.S. Air Force Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his . . . — Map (db m100151) WM
91Connecticut (New Haven County), Ansonia — Ansonia Volunteer Firemen’s Monument
. . . — Map (db m25406) HM
92Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby Firemen’s Memorial
Memorial to Derby Firemen Dedicated 1974 [ Northwest Facet ] Hotchkiss Hose Co. 1 Org. 1837 [ Southwest Facet ] Storm Engine Co. 2 Org. 1851 [ Northeast Facet ] East End Hose Co. 3 Org. 1950 . . . — Map (db m25402) HM
93Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — Connecticut Police Memorial
[ inscribed on the obelisk in the center of the pavilion ] Dedicated To Those Who Have Made The Supreme Sacrifice Off. Milton Hodder   Hamden   04/22/1943 Tpr./Trn. Stanley C. Heilberg   C.S.P.   06/01/1929 Lt. Paul J. . . . — Map (db m26504) HM
94Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Arctic Engine Co. No. 11838   1938
Memoriam The Milford Fire Co. Founded On This Site May 23, 1838 Arctic Engine Co. No. 1 1838   1938 — Map (db m26326) HM
95Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Remembers
[ south side ] Milford Remembers New York City Erected by the People of Milford, Connecticut in memory of the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. With special . . . — Map (db m26336) HM
96Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — Milford Volunteer Fire DepartmentEst. 1838
This bell obtained by Arctic Engine Company, No. 1, in 1887, served as the City of Milford’s first fire alarm warning system from 1887 into the 1930’s. It summoned the town’s volunteer firemen to the call of duty when an emergency arose. It was . . . — Map (db m26314) HM
97Connecticut (New Haven County), West Haven — William A. SodermanCongressional Medal of Honor
On December 17, 1944 Pfc. William A. Soderman, of West Haven, Company K, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division armed with a bazooka, defended a key road junction near Rocherath, Belgium. As the German artillery barrage pinned down troops around . . . — Map (db m27867) HM
98Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — Delaware & New Jersey WWII Submariners MemorialDedicated to those who serve in Submarines of the U.S. Navy — The Silent Service ~ Pride Runs Deep —
Left Side of Marker U.S. Submarine Veterans World War II 52 United States Submarines On Eternal Patrol U.S. Navy Submarines Paid Heavily for their success in World War II. 374 Officers and 3131 Men are on board these . . . — Map (db m146109) WM
99Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware's Field of Valor
On 3 September 1777 an American light infantry corps under the command of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged British and Hessian forces here in the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. Maxwell's Corps was composed of soldiers from New Jersey, North . . . — Map (db m156785) HM
100Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Purple Heart Trail in Delaware
Dedicated by Governor Jack A. Markell and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Department of Delaware July 27, 2011 The National Purple Heart Trail memorializes those heroic soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who have had the . . . — Map (db m145360) WM

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