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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Personal Courage

Omaha Beach, 6 June 1944

 
 
Personal Courage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
1. Personal Courage Marker
Inscription. “I had only one thought and that was to get at the enemy.”
Captain Joseph T. Dawson 1st Infantry Division
 
Location. 40° 12.217′ N, 77° 9.463′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporal Eugene C. Rivera (a few steps from this marker); Respect (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War (within shouting distance of this marker); Defender of Pusan (within shouting distance of this marker); Technical History (within shouting distance of this marker); "Tigers in Support" (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Duster" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capture of Redoubt #10 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Regarding Personal Courage. One of a series of markers highlighting Army values.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Insert - The Normandy landings image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
2. Insert - The Normandy landings
Insert - The Normandy landings image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
3. Insert - The Normandy landings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 187 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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