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Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, 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); Stanley Frank Musial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jack Buck (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Q. Hammons (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Payne Stewart (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil
Address By President Lincoln image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, April 7, 2019
2. Address By President Lincoln
Next to the WWII memorial
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Jackie Marie Stiles (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Kadlec (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Entrence Wall image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, 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 TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 20 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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