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Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark

 
 
Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark Marker
Inscription. In World War II a total of 135 U.S. airmen were killed in action over Denmark where they were buried.

They defied danger to come to our assistance in our fight for freedom.

They will forever be remembered with Denmark's gratitude.
 
Erected 1995 by Veterans of the Danish Fight for Freedom.
 
Location. 38° 52.621′ N, 77° 4.52′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 24 of the National Cemetery off Farragut Drive, just east of Sigsbee Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Montford Point Marines (within shouting distance of this marker); 92d Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Exercise Tiger Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Maine Anchor (about 300 feet away); U. S. Army Reserves (about 300 feet away); Merrill's Marauders (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark Marker and memorial tree image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark Marker and memorial tree
ANC, Section 24, the "Danish Fight for Freedom Grove."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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