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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hand of the Aggressor

 
 
The Hand of the Aggressor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 3, 2011
1. The Hand of the Aggressor Marker
Inscription.
The hand of the aggressor
is stayed by strength -
and strength alone.
Dwight David Eisenhower

[ Lower Marker : ]
The words inscribed on the tablet above
are from a speech made in London in 1951.
Presented by the Class of 1942
in memory of this great American
under whom many of the Class
served in World War II.

 
Erected by USMA Class of 1942.
 
Location. 41° 23.744′ N, 73° 57.574′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Howard Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the United States Military Academy, on the east side of Eisenhower Hall. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Class of 1942 World War II Deaths (a few steps from this marker); 50th Anniversary of World War II (a few steps from this marker); Douglas MacArthur (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 150 Pounder Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher, North Carolina – January 15, 1865 (about 500 feet away);
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 3, 2011
2. Lower Marker
8 Inch (150-pounder) Armstrong Gun (about 500 feet away); Battery Sherburne (about 600 feet away); Welcome to Trophy Point (about 700 feet away); U.S. Military Academy (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
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Markers at Eisenhower Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 3, 2011
3. Markers at Eisenhower Hall
West Point Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 3, 2011
4. West Point Markers
Dwight D. Eisenhower image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, December 3, 2011
5. Dwight D. Eisenhower
This bust of President Dwight Eisenhower, USMA Class of 1915, is located inside the adjacent Eisenhower Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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