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551st Parachute Infantry Battalion

 
 
551st Parachute Infantry Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
1942 - 1945

551st Parachute Infantry
Battalion
in
remembrance
Ne les oubliez jamais
World War II

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.886′ N, 77° 4.086′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive west of Eisenhower Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, 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. Naval Combat Demolition Units (a few steps from this marker); 199th Light Infantry Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The 23rd Regimental Combat Team in Korea (within shouting distance of this marker); The 82nd Airborne Division Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Amphibious Scouts and Raiders World War II (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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American Revolution American Red Maple (about 400 feet away); WW II Glider Pilots (about 400 feet away); Women in Military Service for America Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 27, 2022