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Rapid City in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tank Traps

The Berlin Wall Memorial

 
 
Tank Trap A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
1. Tank Trap A. Marker
Inscription.  
Tank Trap A.
This tank trap, located between the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie from 1961 - 1989, is donated in honor of the citizens of Potsdam, Germany (the sister city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota), where religious freedom was first proclaimed for Catholics, Protestants and Jews by the Edict of Potsdam in 1685.

Tank Trap B.
This tank trap, located Between the Brandenburg gate and Checkpoint Charlie from 1961 - 1989, is donated in honor of the Air Force personnel at Ellsworth Air Force Base and all South Dakota military Personnel who have faithfully stood in readiness to protect the free world in war and peace.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 44° 5.161′ N, 103° 13.668′ W. Marker is in Rapid City, South Dakota, in Pennington County. Memorial is on Mt Rushmore Rd. The Berlin Wall memorial is located in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 434 N Mt Rushmore Rd, Rapid City SD 57701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To our Visitors (here, next to this marker); Berlin Wall Segments
Tank Trap B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
2. Tank Trap B. Marker
(here, next to this marker); The American Commitment (here, next to this marker); The Cruel Border (a few steps from this marker); Confrontation (a few steps from this marker); Construction of the Wall (a few steps from this marker); Celebrating Victory (a few steps from this marker); A City Divided (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rapid City.
 
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Also see . . .  The Berlin Wall Memorial. (Submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. War, Cold
 
Tank Trap A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
3. Tank Trap A. Marker
Tank Trap B. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
4. Tank Trap B. Marker
The Berlin Wall Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 10, 2017
5. The Berlin Wall Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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