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Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
1. Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
The Veterans
of the Battle of the Bulge
Ardennes Campaign
World War II
Dec. 16, 1944 - Jan. 25, 1945

Veterans of
the Battle of the Bulge
Long Island Chapter

 
Erected by Long Island Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
 
Location. 40° 44.03′ N, 73° 34.662′ W. Marker is in East Meadow, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Park Boulevard near County Route 24. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Meadow NY 11554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Still on Patrol (here, next to this marker); American Legion Auxiliary (here, next to this marker); The Silent Service (here, next to this marker); Francis Cardinal Spellman (here, next to this marker); 77th Infantry Division Reserve Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Four Immortal Chaplains (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Airborne Division (a few steps from this marker); Catholic War Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Meadow.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of the Bulge (Wikipedia)
Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 25, 2017
2. Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial Marker - Wide View
. The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign in its western theater during World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg, on the Western Front, towards the end of World War II, in the European theatre. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard. American forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred their highest casualties of any operation during the war. The battle also severely depleted Germany's armoured forces, and they were largely unable to replace them. German personnel and, later, Luftwaffe aircraft (in the concluding stages of the engagement) also sustained heavy losses. (Submitted on August 2, 2017.) 

2. Battle of the Bulge Association. (Submitted on August 2, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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