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Sac City in Sac County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

Sac County Freedom Rock

 

-- Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II --

 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
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Inscription.  


The Stories of the Sac County, Iowa Freedom Rock


John J. Wassom flew 76 missions over Europe from 1943 - 1945

Western Union delivered telegraphs to millions of family members.

Two Navajo Indians (Code Whisperers) carry an injured soldier, Harlan Woehl, several miles for medical assistance. The Code Whisperers played a pivotal role insuring that messages were secure.

Silhouettes of the six Bachman brothers of Auburn symbolize the brothers, classmates, friends and neighbor serving our military at any given times.

Gerald McKeen, a Sac City graduate, joined the Navy to get medical training. McKeen died in the Vietnam War while heroically helping wounded soldiers.

The tunnel rat reminds us that wars are waged in unfamiliar terrain.

While honoring our women veterans, this is also a tribute to the mothers, wives, and daughters supporting our troops.

Ashes from two veterans are mixed into the point to create the American Flag draping over the tops and side.

Appearing to be engraved in the
Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
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rock, the POW/MIA mural honors missing veterans and veterans imprisoned on foreign soil.

Sac County Freedom Rock Artist, Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Iowa Freedom Rock Memorials marker series.
 
Location. 42° 25.3′ N, 94° 59.232′ W. Marker is in Sac City, Iowa, in Sac County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St and SE State St on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Main St, Sac City IA 50583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Categories. War, VietnamWar, World II
 
Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
3. Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
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Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
5. Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Sac City Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2019
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 25, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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