Fort Benning in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
70th Infantry Div.
In honor of all who served with the 70th Infantry Division
especially those who made the supreme sacrifice
World War II ★ War on Terrorism
Erected and dedicated by members of the
70th Infantry Division Association on 7 October 2017
The form of this monument is a replica of a memorial erected by the people of
the District of Forbach in France on Spicheren Heights, site of a major victory
of the 70th, which was dedicated on the 50th anniversary V-E Day, 8 May 1995
70th Infantry Division "Trailblazers"
In Memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice
World War II
Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe
Honor Roll of those KIA/MIA
War on Terrorism
Ross Clevenger Kelly Grothe James J Holthom Alan R Johnson Cory Schwab Brandon Tobler Raymond Werner
Blessed are the Peacemakers
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, World II.
Location. 32° 23.112′ N, 84° 57.283′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Memorial is on Fort Benning Road, 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road, on the right when traveling south. Located on the Walk of Honor, just to the south of the National Infantry Museum parade ground. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Benning Road, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Just Cause (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 87th Infantry Division Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tropic Lightning Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (about 300 feet away); 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
Also see . . . 70th Infantry Division Association website.(Submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. Additional Memorial on base
In addition to this marker in the public memorial garden, a similar memorial is on the grounds of Ft. Benning. It was dedicated in 1995 by the 70th Infantry Division Association when accessing the base was easier.
— Submitted December 14, 2020, by Brian Ellis of Glendale, California, USA.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.