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

88th Infantry

Blue Devil Division

 

—The first all-draftee unit in WWII —

 
88th Infantry Marker - obverse image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
1. 88th Infantry Marker - obverse
Inscription.
(Obverse)
88th Infantry Blue Devil Division The first all-draftee unit in WWII WW-I 1917-1919 Alsace KIA-12 WIA-66 WW-II 1942-1945 Rome-Arno North Appennines Po Valley KIA-2937 WIA-8248 MIA-510
Dedicated by Northeastern Chapter 88th Inf Div Association

(Reverse)
Medal of Honor 2nd Lt Charles W Shea Capt Robert E Roeder Distinguished Unit Citation 2nd Batt 350th Regiment 2nd Batt 351st Regiment 3rd Batt 351st Regiment
 
Erected by Northeastern Chapter 88th Inf Div Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 40° 12.117′ N, 77° 9.515′ 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. 80th Infantry (here, next to this marker); 44th Bomb Group (Heavy) (here, next to this marker); Team Spirit (within shouting distance of this marker); Reforger (within shouting distance of this marker); Integrity

88th Infantry Marker - reverse image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
2. 88th Infantry Marker - reverse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Warrant Officer 4 William F. Hale (Retired) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army’s New 50-Ton Killer (within shouting distance of this marker); Traditions Field (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
The Memorial Garden image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
3. The Memorial Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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