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Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

December 16, 1944 January 25, 1945

 

A Triumph of Courage

 
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2017
1. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Marker
Inscription.

The World War II Federation proudly dedicates this monument to the six hundred thousand American men and women who, in World War II fought three German Armies in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg and won the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army. In the snow and sleet of the bitter winter of 1944-1945 they turned an apparent defeat into what the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called "An ever famous American victory"
 
Erected 1999 by the World War II Historical Preservation Federation.
 
Location. 40° 25.919′ N, 76° 34.204′ W. Marker is in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, in Lebanon County. Marker is at the intersection of Fisher Avenue and Clement Avenue/Wiley Road, on the left when traveling east on Fisher Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annville PA 17003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 40 & 8 Boxcar (here, next to this marker); Saint-Avold Tribute to 3rd American Army (a few steps from this marker); 95th Infantry Division Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); M2/M59 Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker);

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2017
2. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial
M915A1 Line Haul Tractor (within shouting distance of this marker); M578 LRV (within shouting distance of this marker); M42 Duster (within shouting distance of this marker); M110 Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Indiantown Gap.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of the Bulge. (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Battle of the Bulge. (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Battle of the Bulge Facts. (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge (Cole, 1965). (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Battle of the Bulge at American Experience. (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum. (Submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Emblem on Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2017
3. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Emblem on Memorial
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2017
4. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial Sponsor
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2017
5. Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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