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Clyde E. Lassen

 
 
Clyde E. Lassen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Clyde E. Lassen Marker
Inscription.  
Clyde E. Lassen
Commander, U.S. Navy
1942 - 1994
Navy Medal of Honor

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as pilot and aircraft commander of a search and rescue helicopter operation against enemy forces in North Vietnam, Lt. Clyde E. Lassen was officially awarded the Medal of Honor on 16 January 1969. Clyde Lassen was a 1960 graduate of Venice High School.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam.
 
Location. 27° 5.996′ N, 82° 27.542′ W. Marker is in Venice, Florida, in Sarasota County. Memorial is on W Venice Avenue, 0.1 miles east of The Esplanade, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located at the far west end of Heritage Park. Along with this marker, the park includes other historical displays and commemorative markers. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Venice FL 34285, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Venice Beach War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Venice Beach Pavilion
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Venice Army Air Base (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Venice Storm History (about 500 feet away); The Calusa and Seminole Peoples (about 600 feet away); 1926 Article From "Venice News" (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Court (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to Heritage Court / Fred H. Albee, M.D. (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Venice.
 
Clyde E. Lassen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Clyde E. Lassen Marker
Lt. Clyde E. Lassen image. Click for full size.
3. Lt. Clyde E. Lassen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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