Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of the Bulge Monument
Triumph of Courage
— December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 —
To the World War II American soldiers who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, the greatest land battle in the history of the United States Army.
An emblem of the Association of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge is engraved on the monument.
Erected 2006 by The grateful people of the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 38° 52.496′ N, 77° 4.535′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is in Section 21 of Arlington National Cemetery at the intersection of Lawton and Porter Drives. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish-American War Nurses Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurses (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Veterans of the Korean War (within shouting distance Rough Riders (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Borinqueneers" (within shouting distance of this marker); Task Force Smith (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Fourth Infantry Division (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
More about this monument. This Battle of the Bulge monument, labeled “Triumph of Courage,” was authorized by Congress. It surpasses in size and visibility a plaque near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The memorial was funded by the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, two European nations where American servicemen are revered for the toughness they displayed in the winter fighting between Dec. 16, 1944 and Jan. 25, 1945.
Also see . . . Battle of the Bulge Memorial Dedicated. An article about this monument's dedication published in the June-August 2006 edition of Belgium Today. (Submitted on September 10, 2008.)
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