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307th Airborne Engineer Battalion

 
 
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary
of the Crossing of the Waal River
Honoring our KIA's - MIA's
September 20, 1944
“C” Company, 307th Engineer Battalion
was in the assault wave with the
Third Battalion,
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
that crossed the Waal River to capture the
Nijmegen Bridge in what was one of the
most heroic actions of World War II

 
Erected 1994 by 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is September 20, 1944.
 
Location. 35° 7.797′ N, 79° 1.337′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Monument is in the memorial plaza near the entrance to the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 328th Infantry Rock (a few steps from this marker);
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4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Fairchild C-123-K (within shouting distance of this marker); Douglas C-47 (within shouting distance of this marker); 82d Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-119 (within shouting distance of this marker); M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .  307th Abn Engr Bn. (Submitted on June 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Memorial
At far right distance.
307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Emblem image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
3. 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion Emblem
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,635 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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