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87th Infantry Division Monument

 
 
87th Infantry Division Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. 87th Infantry Division Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To the men of the
87th Infantry Division
Whose supreme sacrifice in the
world wide conflict for liberty
and freedom during World War II
shall not pass unheralded

Erected by the
87th Infantry Division Association
September 29, 1956 A.D.

Joseph Nash Belack
National Commander

 
Erected 1956 by 87th Infantry Division Association.
 
Location. 39° 21.1′ N, 74° 27.15′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of South Providence Avenue and Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Providence Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in City Park, Atlantic City closest to S. Providence Ave. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. POW / MIA Monument (a few steps from this marker); Greek Temple Monument War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casino Control Act (approx. 0.8 miles away); Atlantic City Workers Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Boardwalk
Left profile of 87th Infantry Division Marker in City Park, Atlantic City, NJ. image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Left profile of 87th Infantry Division Marker in City Park, Atlantic City, NJ.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Spanish War Marker (approx. 0.9 miles away); Home of the Miss America Pageant (approx. 0.9 miles away); How Chicken Bone Beach Got Its Name (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Also see . . .  87th Infantry Division Association. The division served in Europe from the winter of 1944 through the end of the war. (Submitted on April 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,758 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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