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Haskell in Muskogee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial

Thunderbirds

 

1950 Korean War Memorial 1953

 
Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
1. Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial
Inscription.

[Honor Roll of Veterans]

(back)

The Town of Haskell
This memorial testifies to future generations our everlasting appreciation for all Korean War Veterans. Some gave much, others gave all. Yours was a much appreciated gift we can only hope to express by honoring your sacrifice in this way.

Freedom Is Not Free

USA Korean War Casualties
Killed in Action 54,229
Wounded 103,248
Missing in Action 8,142
Captured 3,746

The Forgotten War

Dedicated by the Shriver Family
to these Btry C 160 FA BN men,
mobilized at this site
Sept. 1, 1950
who demonstrated
their comittment [sic] and courage
to preserve our freedom


 
Erected by the Town of Haskell and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 35° 48.998′ N, 95° 40.486′ W. Marker is in Haskell, Oklahoma, in Muskogee County. Marker is on Broadway (U.S. 62) south of Spruce Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Thunderbird Park, Haskell OK 74436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
2. Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial (back)
flies. La Harpe's Council (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Koweta Mission (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the 45th Infantry Division. (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Photo of Battery C, 160th Field Artillery (probably WWII, not Korean War). (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 160th Field Artillery Battalion Unit Insignia. (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, Korean
 
Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
3. Battery C, 160th Field Artillery Battalion, 45th Infantry Division Memorial
Thunderbird Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2017
4. Thunderbird Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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