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Battle of the Bulge Monument

 
 
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1. Battle of the Bulge Monument Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the gallant men and women of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the “Battle of the Bulge,” fought in Belgium and Luxembourg during World War II. The greatest battle ever engaged in by the United States Army lasted from 16 December, 1944, through 25 January, 1945.
 
Erected 2001 by Fort Monmouth Chapter LVI, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge.
 
Location. 40° 18.689′ N, 74° 2.985′ W. Marker is in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, in Monmouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue of Memories and Wilson Ave, on the right when traveling east on Avenue of Memories. Touch for map. On Fort Monmouth main post at the intersection of Wilson Avenue and the Avenue of Memories (diagonal to the Bowling Center). Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monmouth NJ 07703, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Kirk Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Myer Park (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Dunwoody Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eatontown, New Jersey Fire Department and World War II Memorial
Battle of the Bulge Walk image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2004
2. Battle of the Bulge Walk
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Army Signal Corps World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eatontown Grist Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Centennial Time Capsule (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monmouth.
 
More about this marker. Note: Ft. Monmouth is closed and access to the Post is restricted.
 
Regarding Battle of the Bulge Monument. This monument and walk were dedicated on May 6, 2001.
 
Also see . . .  Battle Experience and Related Facts. “• The coldest, snowiest weather “in memory” in the Ardennes Forest on the German / Belgium border. • Over a million men, 500,000 Germans, 600,000 Americans (more than fought at Gettysburg) and 55,000 British.” (Submitted on April 8, 2008.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World II
 
Battle of the Bulge Monument image. Click for full size.
July 6, 2004
3. Battle of the Bulge Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2008, by Chrissie Tate Reilly of Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,605 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2008, by Chrissie Tate Reilly of Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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