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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swiss Internees

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
1. Swiss Internees Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
the gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF 8th, 9th, 12th, and 15th Air Forces
who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WWII with "everlasting friends."

[Insignia of:]
Swiss Internees Association, Inc.
U.S.A.
Camp Moloney
Former Air Force
1943-1945

 
Erected by Swiss Internees Association, Inc.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceCemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsNotable PlacesWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.682′ N, 77° 4.141′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Grant Drive south of McClellan Drive. Marker is in Section 12 of the National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catholic War Veterans, U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); 63rd Infantry Division (within shouting
Swiss Internees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
2. Swiss Internees Marker
distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Bombing Squadron VB104 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Airborne Division (about 300 feet away); Chaplains Hill (about 300 feet away); 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) (about 300 feet away); The Military Order of the World Wars (about 300 feet away); 17th Airborne Division (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Swiss Internees Assoc. Inc. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. prisoners of war; Sgt. Joseph P. Molony,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 890 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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