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

D-Day, June 6 1944

 
 
D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
1. D-Day, June 6 1944 Marker
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
 
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. U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II (a few steps from this marker); China-Burma-India Memorial (a few steps from this marker); United States Army Ambulance Corps Service (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Allentown (within shouting distance of this marker); Band City U.S.A. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Park Centennial Time Capsule (about 400 feet away); Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell

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(about 400 feet away); Allentown's First Park (about 400 feet away). 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.)
 
 
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 63 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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Jun. 14, 2021