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London in Middlesex County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy

1944 - 1994

 

— "Hodie Non Cras" —

 
50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
1. 50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker
Inscription.  This plaque is placed here to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy on D Day, 6th June 1944. It is dedicated to the soldiers of the First Hussars, to those who took part in the assault, to those who fought in the European Campaign, and to those who gave their lives to liberate France, Belgium, and Holland.
 
Erected 1994 by 1st Hussars.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 42° 59.429′ N, 81° 14.958′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on "Holy Roller," the M4 Sherman tank on display in Victoria Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London, Ontario N6A 3G7, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 1st Hussars (here, next to this marker); "Holy Roller" (here, next to this marker); The British Garrison in London (within shouting distance of this marker); London Women's Monument (about 90 meters away,
50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
2. 50th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy Marker
The 1st Hussars marker is also in photo.
measured in a direct line); London South African War Memorial (about 210 meters away); Crimean War Cannons (about 240 meters away); Veterans' Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Veterans' Memorial Carillon (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
 
"Holy Roller" and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2009
3. "Holy Roller" and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,670 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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