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WWII 10th Mountain Division

United States Army

 
 
WWII 10th Mountain Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 5, 2017
1. WWII 10th Mountain Division Marker
Inscription. This monument is dedicated to the World War II 10th Mountain Division soldiers. Their unique talents and heroic deeds contributed to the Aleutian Islands Campaign and the earlier termination of the war in the Italian Theater of Operations. Special tribute is awarded to the more than 1,000 soldiers who were killed in action and to those buried in the hallowed graves of this cemetery.
 
Erected 2009 by the Tenth Mountain Division Foundation, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 38.795′ N, 105° 2.84′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from Omaha Drive 0.1 miles west of Denver Drive. Touch for map. Located along the Monument Walkway and Overlook at Fort Logan VA National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 West Kenyon Avenue, Denver CO 80236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Memorial to the Pioneers (approx. 2.7 miles away); Columbine High School (approx. 3.3 miles away); Littleton War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Buckhorn Exchange (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Auraria Townsite and Ninth Street Historic Park
WWII 10th Mountain Division Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 5, 2017
2. WWII 10th Mountain Division Monument
(approx. 7 miles away); In Honor of Christopher Columbus (approx. 7.1 miles away); Alfred Dach (approx. 7.2 miles away); Passing of the Street Car (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the 10th Mountain Division. (Submitted on July 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the attack on Kiska Island in the Aleutians. (Submitted on July 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, World II
 
WWII 10th Mountain Division Monument on right. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 5, 2017
3. WWII 10th Mountain Division Monument on right.
Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain - AP Photo
4. Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones
Lloyd E. Jones observes troops land at Amchitka Island at an air base about 70 miles from Japanese-held Kiska Island, during the Aleutians Campaign, shortly before assuming command of the 10th Light Division.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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