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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vietnam War

1964 - 1975

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Vietnam War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Vietnam War Marker
Inscription.  
After communist losses during the Tet Offensive and increasing political pressures at home, in 1969, the U.S. began a gradual withdrawal of ground forces, with U.S. military involvement ending in the spring of 1975.

The war ended after the fall of, Saigon on April 30, 1975, Vietnam was unified following the war as the Republic of Vietnam.
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 29° 12.715′ N, 81° 0.576′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.3 miles west of South Peninsula Drive, on the right when traveling west. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32118, 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 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Vietnam War (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Philippine-American War/Boxer Rebellion/Border War
Vietnam War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Vietnam War Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Urgent Fury/Beirut Barracks Bombing/Operation El Dorado Canyon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spanish–American War (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Volusia County, Florida (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 
 
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
4. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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