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Battle of the Bulge Memorial

 
 
Battle of the Bulge Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
1. Battle of the Bulge Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of the soldiers and Army nurses from the Golden Triangle Area who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, 16 December 1944 through 25 January 1945 in Belgium and Luxembourg. This major conflict with the German armies is regarded as the greatest battle ever fought by the United States Army.

Victory was achieved at the cost of 80,987 American casualties including 19,485 killed.
Dedicated by the Golden Triangle Chapter 48
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
Veteran’s Day — November 11, 2008

 
Erected 2008 by Golden Triangle Chapter 48, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is December 16, 1944.
 
Location. 28° 51.271′ N, 81° 41.204′ W. Marker is in Eustis, Florida, in Lake County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Ferran Park Drive and East McDonald Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located within the Veterans Memorial Plaza at Ferran Park. Touch for map
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Ferran Park Drive, Eustis FL 32726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lake County Service Memorial (here, next to this marker); Flagpole Dedicated March 3, 2001 (a few steps from this marker); S.T.E. Pinkney (a few steps from this marker); Ferran Park (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Edgar J. Banks (a few steps from this marker); Alice B. McClelland Bandshell (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ferran Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Band Shell (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eustis.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of the Bulge (Wikipedia). Also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, the Battle of the Bulge was a major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region in Belgium and Luxembourg towards the end of the war in Europe. The offensive was intended to stop Allied use of the Belgian port of Antwerp and to split the Allied lines. (Submitted on February 8, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Battle of the Bulge Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
2. Battle of the Bulge Memorial
Battle of the Bulge Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
3. Battle of the Bulge Memorial
(Ferran Park Memorial Plaza in background)
Ferran Park Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
4. Ferran Park Veterans Memorial Plaza
(marker visible between flags on left)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 157 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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