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508 Parachute Infantry Regiment

 
 
508 Parachute Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, July 27, 2019
1. 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  
These blue spruce trees
dedicated October 20, 1982
in honor of all members of
the regiment who served in the
European Theater of Operation
During World War II


Normandy

Adenne-Alsace

Rhineland

Central Europe
 
Erected 1982.
 
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° 52.566′ N, 77° 4.36′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial can be reached from Porter Avenue east of Arlington Cemetery, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Wilson 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. United States Army 8th Air Force (a few steps from this marker); Tomb of the Unknowns (within shouting distance of this marker); General George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); 3d United States Infantry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); No Greater Love POW-MIA Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pearl Harbor Survivors Association (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 98 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 16, 2022