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Fort Benning in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

70th Infantry Div.

Trailblazers

 
 
70th Infantry Div. Monument (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
1. 70th Infantry Div. Monument (rear)
Inscription.
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In honor of all who served with the 70th Infantry Division
especially those who made the supreme sacrifice
World War II ★ War on Terrorism

Erected and dedicated by members of the
70th Infantry Division Association on 7 October 2017

The form of this monument is a replica of a memorial erected by the people of
the District of Forbach in France on Spicheren Heights, site of a major victory
of the 70th, which was dedicated on the 50th anniversary V-E Day, 8 May 1995


Rear
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70th Infantry Division "Trailblazers"
In Memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

World War II
Rhineland Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe

Honor Roll of those KIA/MIA

War on Terrorism
Iraq

Ross Clevenger Kelly Grothe James J Holthom Alan R Johnson Cory Schwab Brandon Tobler Raymond Werner

Blessed are the Peacemakers
trailblazersww2.org

 
Erected 2017 by Members of the 70th Infantry Division Association.
 
Location. 32° 23.112′ N, 84° 57.283′ W.
70th Infantry Div. Monument (rear) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
2. 70th Infantry Div. Monument (rear)
Marker is in Fort Benning, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Fort Benning Road 1.6 miles south of Matheson Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the Walk of Honor, 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. Operation Just Cause (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning POW Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 87th Infantry Division Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tropic Lightning Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Infantry Division / 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Polar Bear Regiment Memorial (about 300 feet away); 32nd Infantry Regiment Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
 
Also see . . .  70th Infantry Division Association website. (Submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, World II
 
70th Infantry Div. monument on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 3, 2018
3. 70th Infantry Div. monument on left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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