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World War II Killed in Action Memorial

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 17, 2019
1. World War II Killed in Action Memorial
Inscription.  
So proudly we hail
the 405,399 Americans who gave their lives
for freedom during World War II
You live forever in our hearts

Dedicated by No Greater Love
and the
Families of these gallant Americans


December 8, 1991

 
Erected 1991 by No Greater Love and Families of these gallant Americans.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 53.032′ N, 77° 4.115′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Schley Drive just north of Custis Walk, on the right when traveling north. 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. Honoring the Women Who Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Women in Military Service for America Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armored Forces (about 500
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feet away); 101st Airborne Division (about 600 feet away); Founding of the U.S. Air Force Arlington Committee (about 600 feet away); The Embassy Bombings (about 600 feet away); America the Beautiful Memorial Grove (about 700 feet away); The 23rd Regimental Combat Team in Korea (about 800 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 August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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