Eustis in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of the Bulge Memorial
Victory was achieved at the cost of 80,987 American casualties including 19,485 killed.
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 & Patriotism • War, World II.
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 mapTouch 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.)
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