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511 Parachute Infantry Regiment

 
 
511 Parachute Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  In honor of the valiant paratroopers who made the supreme sacrifice in liberating the Philippines. This regiment secured peace in the Asiatic-Pacific theatre of war and was the first to occupy Japan
 
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° 52.646′ N, 77° 4.277′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Roosevelt Drive east of Wilson Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Memorial Avenue, Arlington VA 22214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker); Military Officers Association of America Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Jumping Mustangs (within shouting distance of this marker); American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Boston (within shouting distance of this marker);
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The Rakkasans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spirit of the Elbe (about 300 feet away); Seafarers Memorial (about 300 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 91 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 19, 2022