Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
Schweinfurt Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial
VFW Ladies Auxiliary
This monument was planned, funded and built by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary, Post 10658, with the generous support of the Soldiers and civilians of the Schweinfurt American Military Community and in close partnership with the City of Schweinfurt.
Dieses Denkmal wurde geplant, finanziert and gebaut von den "Veterans of Foreign Wars" (Veteranen von Kriegseinsätzen im Ausland) und deren Damenhilfetruppe "Ladies Auxiliary", Posten 10658 mit der grosszügigen Unterstützung der Soldaten und Zivilisten der amerikanischen militärischen Gemeinde-Schweinfurt und in enger Partnerschaft mit der Stadt Schweinfurt.
In honored memory of our fellow soldiers who served in Schweinfurt from 1945 to the present. For their selfless service in defense of the United States, the Federal Republic of Germany and the freedoms for which these two great nations stand, serves as an inspiration to us all.
In ehrenvoller Erinnerung an unsere Soldatenkameraden, die von 1945 bis heute in Schweinfurt gedient haben. Für ihren selbstlosen dienst in der Verteidigung der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und der Freiheit, für welche diesen beiden grossen Nationen
Erected 2012 by Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, Post 10658.
Location. 50° 2.47′ N, 10° 13.846′ E. Marker is in Schweinfurt, Bavaria. Marker can be reached from Schultessstrasse just east of Schillerplatz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schweinfurt, Bavaria 97421, Germany.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panzer-Regiment 4 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Schweinfurt German Expellees' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Schweinfurt Romany Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben (approx. half a kilometer away); Olympia Fulvia Morata (approx. half a kilometer away); Schopperschen Haus / Schopper's House (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Dr. Martin Luther (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The Watchmen's Tower (approx. 17.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schweinfurt.
More about this marker. The memorial is found in the back of the Alte Friedhof Park, whose entrance is on Schulthessstrasse.
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Army Garrison Schweinfurt (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 28, 2016.)
2. VFW in Action (VFW Magazine, May 2013). A Post in Germany dedicated a monument on Veterans Day 2012 to servicemembers and their continuous relationship with their surrounding town.... (Submitted on November 28, 2016.)
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