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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swiss Internees

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
1. Swiss Internees Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
the gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF 8th, 9th, 12th, and 15th Air Forces
who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WWII with "everlasting friends."

[Insignia of:]
Swiss Internees Association, Inc.
U.S.A.
Camp Moloney
Former Air Force
1943-1945

 
Erected by Swiss Internees Association, Inc.
 
Location. 38° 52.682′ N, 77° 4.141′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Grant Drive south of McClellan Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 12 of the National Cemetery. 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. 63rd Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplains Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep) (about 300 feet away); U.S.S. Houston and H.M.A.S. Perth (about 500 feet away); U.S. Secret Army in the Kingdom of Laos. (about 500 feet away); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (about 600
Swiss Internees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
2. Swiss Internees Marker
feet away); Sailors, Coast Guardsmen and Marines of African and Asian-Pacific Descent (about 600 feet away); McClellan Gate (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Swiss Internees Assoc. Inc. (Submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. prisoners of war; Sgt. Joseph P. Molony,
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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