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

D-Day, June 6 1944

 
 
D-Day, June 6 1944 Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2021
1. D-Day, June 6 1944 Monument
Inscription.  

In honor and tribute to the
Veterans from the Lehigh Valley
who bravely fought in the
Invasion of Normandy, France
to liberate Europe and
preserve freedom
 
Erected 2004 by Sean O'Brien (Eagle Scout Project) and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II.
 
Location. 40° 35.974′ N, 75° 29.392′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is near the east boundary of West Park, about 225 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. The Allen Infantry (here, next to this marker); USAACS Sons & Daughters World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); First Defenders Memorial (here, next to this marker); Ignatz Gresser (here, next to this marker); U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II (a few steps from this marker); Remembering Allentown's Heroes
D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2021
2. D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); China-Burma-India Memorial (a few steps from this marker); A Plan for the Plantings (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .  D-Day, June 6 1944. (Submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
3. D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker
D-Day, June 6 1944 Memorial Paver image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2021
4. D-Day, June 6 1944 Memorial Paver
In memory of
Bernard I. O'Brien
29th Inf Div
111th Field Artillery Bn
D-Day, June 6 1944 Monument Eagle Scout Project Paver image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2021
5. D-Day, June 6 1944 Monument Eagle Scout Project Paver
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 28, 2022