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Lest We Forget

 
 
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By James True, August 13, 2011
1. Lest We Forget Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the brave men and women who have served and fought for our country.
Listing of military actions and dates
Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
Indian Wars (1789-1898)
Franco-American Naval War (1798-1800)
Barbary Wars (1801-05, 1815)
War of 1812 (1812-1815)
Marquesas Islands (1814)
West Indies (1822-1825)
Sumatra (1832)
Texas War of Independence (1835-1836)
Mexican War (1846-1848)
China (1854-1859)
Fiji (USS Merimack) (1855)
Cortina War/Texas Border (1859-1860)
Civil War (1861-1865)
Japan (1863)
Formosa (1867)
Mexico (1870)
Korea (1871)
Spanish American War (1898)
Samoa (1899)
Philippines War (1899-1901)
China/Boxer Rebellion (1900)
Moro Campaigns (1902-06, 1913)
Dominican Republic (1904, 1916-1924)
Mexico Border (1911-1919)
Nicaragua (1912)
Vera Cruz (1914)
Haiti (1915-1920)
Mexico Punitive Expedition (1916)
World War I (1917-1918)
North Russia Expedition (1918-1919)
Siberia Expedition (1918-1920)
Yangtze Service, China (1921-1941)
Nicaragua (1927-1933)
North Atlantic Naval War (1941)
World War II (1941-1946)
Trieste/Italy (1945-1947)
Chinese Civil War (1946-1949)
Cold War Germany (1946-1985)
Korean War (1950-1953)
Quemoy
Lest We Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 13, 2011
2. Lest We Forget Marker
and Matsu (1954)
D. M. Z. (1955-1979)
Lebanon (1958)
Bay of Pigs (1961)
Laos (1961-1962), (1964-1973)
Vietnam War (1964-1973)
Cuba (1962)
Panama Canal Riots (1964)
Dominican Republic (1965-1966)
Korea (1968-1969)
USS Liberty off Israel (1967)
Mayaguez-Cambodia Incident (1975)
Iran (1980)
Terrorism Service Personnel (1980-1991)
Lebanon (1982-1984)
Grenada (1983)
El Salvador (1983-1991)
Honduras (1984-1989)
Libya (1986)
USS Stark-Persian Gulf (1987)
Panama (1989-1990)
Persian Gulf War (1991)
Somalia (1992)
Bosnia (1993-1994)
And any other military action hereafter
 
Erected by Miles A. Suarez VFW Post No. 711.
 
Location. 40° 47.725′ N, 74° 11.822′ W. Marker is in Bloomfield, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and Liberty Street, on the right when traveling north on Franklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomfield NJ 07003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. German Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); Bloomfield Centennial War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Lest We Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 13, 2011
3. Lest We Forget Marker
Engraved seals of the five branches of the US Military, along with the seal of the Township of Bloomfield, NJ
Joseph Bloomfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Col. Thomas Cadmus House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morris Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Belleville Copper Rolling Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Station Square (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomfield.
 
More about this marker. Along the top of the marker are engraved the seals of the United States Air Force, United States Army, United States Coast Guard, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, and the Township of Bloomfield, New Jersey
 
Categories. Military
 
Lest We Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 13, 2011
4. Lest We Forget Marker
Lest We Forget Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, August 13, 2011
5. Lest We Forget Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey.   5. submitted on August 13, 2011, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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