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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

World War II

1939 - 1945

 

— Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Plaza —

 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
December 7, 1941
Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

December 11, 1941
Italy & Germany Declare War On U.S.

April 10, 1942
Bataan Death March


August 7, 1942
U.S. Troops Land On Guadalcanal

July 9, 1943
Allies Land On Sicily

June 6, 1944
D Day, Allies Land At Normandy

October 23, 1944
Battle Of Leyte Gulf

December 16, 1944
Battle Of The Bulge

January 27, 1945
Auschwitz Liberation

May 8, 1945
Germany Surrenders

August 5, 1945
U.S. Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

August 9, 1945
U.S. Drops Bomb on Nagasaki
Japan Surrenders Five Days Later


Insert: Right Side:
U.S. Population
133,500,000

Commander In-Chief
Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman

Total Service Members
16,353,700

Combat Deaths
292,151

Casualties
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
2. World War II Memorial
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1,078,162

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived” General George S. Patton, Jr.
 
Erected by Santa Rosa County and the City of Milton.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series list.
 
Location. 30° 37.363′ N, 87° 2.125′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Memorial can be reached from Willing Street 0.1 miles west of Caroline Street. The marker is located within the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I (here, next to this marker); The Spanish – American War (here, next to this marker); The Civil War (here, next to this marker); Korea (here, next to this marker); Mexican - American War (a few steps from this marker); Wall of Tears (a few steps from this marker); Fallen, Not Forgotten (a few steps from this marker); Desert Storm/Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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