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World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 7, 2019
1. World War II Memorial
Inscription.  
In honor and memory of those who gave so much in defense of our country during World War II, so that we may enjoy freedom.

Killed in Action: 291,557
Wounded in Action: 670,846
Missing in Action: 78,979
Veterans Who Served: 16,112,566

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 7.15′ N, 93° 14.267′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Memorial is on East Kemmling Lane, 0.2 miles west of South Southwood Road, on the right when traveling west. On the grounds of Missouri Veterans Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5201 S Southwood Rd, Brookline MO 65619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. POW MIA Bring Them Home (a few steps from this marker); The Catch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Graham "Charlie" Spoonhour (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gary R. Pinkel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gene Verlon Bess (approx.
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1.2 miles away); William L. (Bill) Rowe (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cheryl Burnett (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dr. Mary Jo Wynn (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Address By President Lincoln image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 7, 2019
2. Address By President Lincoln
Next to the WWII memorial
Entrence Wall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, April 7, 2019
3. Entrence Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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