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503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial

World War II - Vietnam - War on Terrorism

 
 
503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
1. 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial
Inscription.
Reverse side
Combat Parachute Assaults

Nadzab
Markham Valley, New Guinea
5 September 1943

Kamiri Airfield
Noemfoor Island, Dutch New Guinea
3-4 July 1944

"Operation Topside"
Fortress Corregidor ("The Rock"), Philippines
16 February 1945

"Operation Junction City"
War Zone C, Tay Ninh Province, South Vietnam
22 February 1967

"Operation Northern Delay"
Bashur Airfield, Bashur, Iraq
26 March 2003

 
Location. 32° 23.138′ N, 84° 57.23′ W. Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Fort Benning Road 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road. Touch for map. Located just to the south of the National Infantry Museum parade ground. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Benning Road, Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 96th Infantry Division Deadeyes Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tropic Lightning Memorial
503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial with the Sky Soldier Memorial in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne) Memorial with the Sky Soldier Memorial in background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Sniper Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 87th Infantry Division Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the 503rd Infantry Regiment. (Submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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