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The Broken V

1959 Vietnam 1975

 
 
The Broken V Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
1. The Broken V Marker
Inscription.
Center
The Broken V Symbolizes
The Casualties Broken Dreams.
Promises and Plans
Dedicated November 15, 1987 by Hart County Citizens to Honor The memory of the Six Hart County Men whose patronage never dimmed:
Whose Loyalty never weakened; whose courage never faltered so that
Cherished Dreams could be realized for those who come after them

Left side
From the Foothills of
Northeast Georgia To the
Jungles of Vietnam we remember
the ones who gave their lives
Ralph Durward Cordell
1967
Bobby James
1968
Thaddeus Durrett
1968
Louis John Clever
1969
Sammy Howard Withworth
1969
Galen Minor Smith
1969
Never to be forgotten

Right side
1959 Vietnam 1975

 
Erected 1987 by Citizens of Hart County.
 
Location. 34° 21.194′ N, 82° 55.928′ W. Marker is in Hartwell, Georgia, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of West Franklin Street (State Highway 77) and North Forest Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Franklin Street. Touch for map. Monument is located on the north side of the
The Broken V Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
2. The Broken V Marker
Hart County Courthouse, facing West Franklin Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 185 West Franklin Street, Hartwell GA 30643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County Veterans of Foreign Wars Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County World War II & Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Hart County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans of All Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Nancy Hart (approx. 1.1 miles away); “Center of the World” (approx. 2.7 miles away); Cherokee Assembly Ground (approx. 2.7 miles away); Louie Morris Memorial Bridge (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartwell.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
The Broken V Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
3. The Broken V Marker
The Broken V Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
4. The Broken V Marker
The Broken V Monument<br>Left Column image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2012
5. The Broken V Monument
Left Column
The Broken V Monument<br>Base image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2012
6. The Broken V Monument
Base
The Broken V Monument<br>Right Column image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2012
7. The Broken V Monument
Right Column
The Broken V Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 2, 2012
8. The Broken V Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,310 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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