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Tenleytown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II Memorial

 
 
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
1. World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.
[Top plaque:]
Given by the Classes of
1942 - 1945

to honor members of
The American University community
who made the supreme sacrifice in
World War II


[Bottom plaque:]
Killed in Action — World War II
The American University


William Emerson Bartlett
William Franklin Blaine
Neil Rex Collier, Jr.
Walter Wesley Collbaugh
Bernard Feinberg
Francis Ward Hetfield
Merrill Webster Hoover
Harold E. Jones
Hugh Davidson Leidel
Bishop Adna W. Leonard
Archie Baynes Norford
Edward Leroy Parke
Halldor Sigurdson
John T. "Jack" Sparks
Jack L. Stinson
Samuel Bull Stone
Theodore Frederick Towers
John Preston Wood
 
Erected by American University Classes of 1942-1945.
 
Location. 38° 56.275′ N, 77° 5.333′ W. Marker is in Tenleytown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Massachusetts Avenue NW west of Nebraska Avenue NW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. On the grounds of American University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
2. World War II Memorial Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American University September 11 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battelle Memorial Building (about 400 feet away); Mary Eliza Graydon (about 400 feet away); U.S. Navy Bomb Disposal School (about 500 feet away); John Fletcher Hurst (about 500 feet away); Korean Cherry Trees (about 600 feet away); Jeju Dolhareubang (about 600 feet away); School of International Service (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tenleytown.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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