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Near Weatherford in Parker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Americal Division - 23rd Infantry Division

 
 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 10, 2021
1. Americal Division - 23rd Infantry Division Marker
Inscription.  
World War II
1942 - 1945
Southwest Pacific

Cold War
1954 - 1956

Vietnam War
1967 - 1971
Southern I Corps

First Army unit to go on offensive against the enemy in WWII
Only Army Division to have a name and not a number in WWII
Always activated outside the United States
Always served in a jungle environment
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, ColdWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 32° 48.031′ N, 98° 2.325′ W. Marker is near Weatherford, Texas, in Parker County. Memorial is on Mineral Wells Highway (U.S. 180). The memorial stands at the National Vietnam War Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12685 Mineral Wells Hwy, Weatherford TX 76088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. USS Frank E. Evans (DD 754) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jack Llewellyn Knight (approx. 2 miles away); Old Camp Wolters (approx. 2˝ miles away); Sam Savage
Americal Division - 23rd Infantry Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 10, 2021
2. Americal Division - 23rd Infantry Division Marker
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); Old Mineral Wells Post Office (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mineral Wells (approx. 4.3 miles away); First Mineral Water Well (approx. 4.3 miles away); Famous Mineral Water Company (approx. 4˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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