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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.S. Allentown

 
 
U.S.S. Allentown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
1. U.S.S. Allentown Marker
Inscription.  

To
The Officers
And Crew
Of The
U.S.S. Allentown

From The
People Of Allentown
Pennsylvania
June 1944


 
Erected 1944 by the People of Allentown, Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 40° 35.959′ N, 75° 29.387′ 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. U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II (a few steps from this marker); D-Day, June 6 1944 (within shouting distance of this marker); Remembering Allentown's Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); A Plan for the Plantings (within shouting distance of this marker); Ignatz Gresser (within shouting distance
U.S.S. Allentown Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
2. U.S.S. Allentown Marker
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of this marker); China-Burma-India Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army Ambulance Corps Service (within shouting distance of this marker); C Company, 109th Machine Gun Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. USS Allentown, 1943 (PF-52). (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Welcome to PF52.org, the home of "The Amazing A"!. (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. USS Allentown at Wikipedia. (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 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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