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Willoughby in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Airborne Memorial Bridge

 
 
Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
1. Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
In memory of all paratroopers and gliderman [sic] who spearheaded all major invasions, dropping behind enemy lines to secure military objectives. We pay tribute to all airborne forces that stand ready to protect our freedom.

"We salue these gallant soldiers"

September 7, 1991
 
Erected 1991 by Cleveland Chapter, 82nd Airborne Division Association and City of Willoughby.
 
Location. 41° 38.542′ N, 81° 24.316′ W. Marker is in Willoughby, Ohio, in Lake County. Marker is on Mentor Avenue (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Identical markers are located along the east and west approaches to the Mentor Avenue bridge over the Chagrin River. Marker is in this post office area: Willoughby OH 44094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A. Y. Austin Post 74, G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willoughby Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willoughby Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); The Willoughby University of Lake Erie Medical College 1834-1847 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Four Institutions of Learning
Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 9, 2011
2. Airborne Memorial Bridge Marker
Looking east
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Kirtland Temple (approx. 2.5 miles away); Front Porch Campaign (approx. 3.2 miles away); Campaign Office (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willoughby.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Brief History of Airborne Forces. (Submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Airborne and Special Operations Museum. (Submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. (Submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 82nd Airborne Division Museum. (Submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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