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Fort Myer in Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Merrill's Marauders

 
 
Merrill's Marauders Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Inscription.  [Unit insignia]:
"Ranger - Merrill's Marauders"

In memory of the gallant men of the
5307th Composite Unit (Prov.)
Northern Burma Campaign, 1944
"Sua Sponte"

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.636′ N, 77° 4.45′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. It is in Fort Myer. Marker is in Section 13 of the National Cemetery, off Farragut Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Landing Craft Support Ships (a few steps from this marker); U. S. Army Reserves (a few steps from this marker); Vietnamese Rangers and Their American Ranger Advisors (a few steps from this marker); Exercise Tiger Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 94th Infantry Division
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(within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. War Correspondent (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Merrill's Marauders. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. U.S. Army Rangers. (Submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Galahad: A History of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional). A book by Michael F. Dilley, published by Merriam Press in 1997. (Submitted on January 12, 2009.) 
 
Additional keywords. China-Burma-India Theater, CBI, U.S. Army Rangers, Frank Merrill, special forces, GALAHAD
 
Merrill's Marauders Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Further west along Farragut Drive is the "U.S. Army Reserves" marker.
Merrill's Marauders Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
3. Merrill's Marauders Marker
Looking west along Farragut Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 127 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 10, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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