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Schwäbisch Gmünd in Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 

Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial

 
 
Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Inscription, south-side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 24, 2017
1. Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Inscription, south-side
Inscription. 1914-1918 sind
670 Söhne unserer
Stadt Gmünd für
Deutschland gefallen

1939-1945 gaben
über 1000 Gmünder
ihr Leben für die Heimat


[English translation:]
In 1914-1918 670 sons of the City of Gmünd fell for the sake of Germany.

In 1939-1945 more than 1,000 citizens of Gmünd gave their lives for the homeland.

 
Location. 48° 48.061′ N, 9° 47.82′ E. Marker is in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg, in Ostalbkreis. Marker is at the intersection of Marktplatz and Mohrengaessle on Marktplatz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schwäbisch Gmünd, Baden-Württemberg 73525, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Katharina Czisch (within shouting distance of this marker); Marktplatz Nr. 16 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Glockenturm / Belltower (about 210 meters away); Fünfknopfturm / Five-points Tower (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Garten der Partnerstadt Bethlehem (USA) / Garden of the Sister City of Bethlehem (USA) (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Die Gmünder und das Kriegerdenkmal (Rems-Zeitung, March 20, 2014, in German). (Submitted on September 11, 2017.)
 
Categories. War, World IWar, World II
 
Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Inscription, north-side image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 24, 2017
2. Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Inscription, north-side
Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Detail image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 24, 2017
3. Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial - Detail
Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial image. Click for full size.
1938
4. Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial
This postcard view of the memorial pre-dates WW II. The memorial was designed by Jakob Wilhelm Fehrle and was unveiled in November, 1935. Note that the eagle and swastika have been replaced by Archangel Michael with a sword of flame. (See photo below.)
Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 24, 2017
5. Schwäbisch Gmünd War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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