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Battle of the Bulge

 
 
Battle of the Bulge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 25, 2012
1. Battle of the Bulge Marker
Inscription. World War II
This memorial is dedicated to the soldiers who fought in the bloodiest battle waged by the American army in World War II.

The Ardennes Campaign was fought in Belgium and Luxembourg December 16, 1944 - January 25, 1945 Forcing the German Army back into Germany and leading the way for victory in Europe in May, 1945. 600,000 American soldiers fought in the cold and snow. 19,000 were killed and more than 62,000 were wounded, captured or missing in action.

Presented by their surviving comrades Genesee Valley Chapter, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge "This is undoubtedly the greatest American battle of the war, and will, I believe, be regarded as an ever famous American victory."
Winston Churchill
 
Erected by surviving comrades Genesee Valley Chapter, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
 
Location. 43° 15.498′ N, 77° 36.502′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Ave and Beach Ave., on the right when traveling north on Lake Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor of the Crew of USS Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Battle of the Bulge Marker as seen facing East from Beach Ave image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 25, 2012
2. Battle of the Bulge Marker as seen facing East from Beach Ave
The Hojack Railroad Swing Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merchant Ship to Warship (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1822 Lighthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Resort Area (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lighthouses (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Battle of the Bulge Marker as seen facing North from Lake Ave image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 25, 2012
3. Battle of the Bulge Marker as seen facing North from Lake Ave
Blue Star Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 25, 2012
4. Blue Star Garden Marker
This Blue Star Garden is located immediately behind the Bulge marker.
Blue Star Garden image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, August 25, 2012
5. Blue Star Garden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 23, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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