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Spring Valley in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 27, 2018
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
[Top plaque:]
Given by the Classes of
1942 - 1945

to honor members of
The American University community
who made the supreme sacrifice in
World War II


[Bottom plaque:]
Killed in Action — World War II
The American University


William Emerson Bartlett
William Franklin Blaine
Neil Rex Collier, Jr.
Walter Wesley Collbaugh
Bernard Feinberg
Francis Ward Hetfield
Merrill Webster Hoover
Harold E. Jones
Hugh Davidson Leidel
Bishop Adna W. Leonard
Archie Baynes Norford
Edward Leroy Parke
Halldor Sigurdson
John T. "Jack" Sparks
Jack L. Stinson
Samuel Bull Stone
Theodore Frederick Towers
John Preston Wood
 
Erected by American University Classes of 1942-1945.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 38° 56.275′ N, 77° 5.333′ W. Marker is in Spring Valley in Washington, District
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 27, 2018
2. World War II Memorial Marker
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of Columbia. Memorial can be reached from Massachusetts Avenue Northwest west of Nebraska Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of American University. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. September 11 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battelle Memorial Building (about 400 feet away); Mary Eliza Graydon (about 400 feet away); U.S. Navy Bomb Disposal School (about 500 feet away); John Fletcher Hurst (about 500 feet away); Korean Cherry Trees (about 600 feet away); Jeju Dolhareubang (about 600 feet away); School of International Service (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Valley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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