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503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team

World War II

 
 
503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 2, 2015
1. 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker
Inscription.
503rd Prcht Inf Reg
462nd Prcht Arty Bn
161st Prcht Eng Co

This Memorial
Is Dedicated to the Memory of
Our Comrades Who Gave Their Lives
In The Cause of Freedom
During World War II

 
Location. 38° 52.808′ N, 77° 4.182′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on Grant Drive near Roosevelt Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Section 33 with a Memorial Southern Magnolia Tree. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 484th Bombardment Group (within shouting distance of this marker); American Ex-Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (within shouting distance of this marker); Khe Sanh Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil Air Patrol (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Marshal Sir John Dill (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 2, 2015
2. 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker
 The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) , US Army In Australia During WW2. They were the first US airborne regiment to arrive in the Southwest Pacific Area in WWII. (Submitted on January 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 2, 2015
3. 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team Marker
The memorial Southern Magnolia tree has the marker at its base.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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