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Wausau in Marathon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Battle of the Bulge Monument

 
 
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By Keith L, May 16, 2011
1. Battle of the Bulge Monument
[northeast side]
Inscription.
In Memory of
Veterans

Battle of the
Bulge


Triumph of Courage
World War II
Dec.16, 1944 – Jan. 25, 1945

This is undoubtedly the greatest American
battle of the war and will, I believe, be
regarded as an ever famous American victory.
Sir Winston Churchill

 
Erected 2003 by Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
 
Location. 44° 57.452′ N, 89° 37.535′ W. Marker is in Wausau, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker is on North 5th Street south of Washington Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on the west lawn of the Marathon County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Forest Street, Wausau WI 54403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Guardian Angel Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cutler Post Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Marathon County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Pioneer Rehabilitation Center (approx. mile away); The Federal Building
Battle of the Bulge Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 16, 2011
2. Battle of the Bulge Monument
[southwest face]
(approx. mile away); Wausau Water Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Workers' Compensation Law (approx. half a mile away); Big Bull Falls (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wausau.
 
More about this marker. A Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Ardennes insignia is at the upper corner of the monument.
 
Also see . . .
1. Overview - Battle of the Bulge. (Submitted on May 28, 2011.)
2. Wausau, WI Development News. Wausau's war monument damaged. "The monument was erected four years ago [2003] to honor the 231 central Wisconsin soldiers who fought in the battle, said Wes Cooper, 83, of Wausau, who helped organize the effort." (Submitted on May 28, 2011.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Battle of the Bulge Monument image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 16, 2011
3. Battle of the Bulge Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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