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U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II

 
 
U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
1. U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to the 374 officers and 3131 men
lost in 52 U.S. submarines in World War II

Erected April 11, 1983


 
Erected 1983 by the Men of the Lehigh Valley Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Still On Patrol series list.
 
Location. 40° 35.967′ N, 75° 29.39′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is near the east boundary of West Park, about 200 feet north of the intersection of Linden and Fulton Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. D-Day, June 6 1944 (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Allentown (a few steps from this marker); China-Burma-India Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army Ambulance Corps Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Band City U.S.A.
U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
2. U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Park Centennial Time Capsule (about 400 feet away); Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell (about 500 feet away); Allentown's First Park (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .  World War II submarine veterans forced to disband national group (Fox News, 2012). (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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