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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Vietnam War Memorial

 
 
Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
1. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Inscription. The following men from Lauderdale County made the supreme sacrifice for our Nation during the War with Vietnam:

Jimmy Rex Ball Chadwick McFall Barber Howard Wayne Bramlett, Jr. Paul O'Neal Brown Edward Lee Brock Roger Jerrell Bryant Virgil L. Castle Phillip Don Childers Samuel Earl Coker Thomas Cotten Charles Edward Cox James Larry Evans Joel Wayne Forrester Richard J. Glenn Jerry Dewayne Hill James Dale Hodges Alfred W. Hubbard Jerry Reed Johnson Albert J. Jones Felix D. King, Jr. Robert Burton LeCates Larry Luster George Thomas Mangrum Robert Lee McCaig Danny Albert McGee James Daniel McKelvey William Newton McMurtery Don Leslie Michael Donald Lee Montgomery John Runyon Neary, II Charles Terry Jimmy Lee Thompson Gary Frank Wallace
 
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 48.73′ N, 87° 37.419′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Veterans Park Drive. Touch for map. Behind the Veterans Museum are the war memorials from l to r: 1st Vietnam, Korean, World War I and two World War II markers. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Vietnam War Memorial inside Veterans Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
2. Vietnam War Memorial inside Veterans Museum
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Korean War (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 16” Projectile (a few steps from this marker); Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Honest John” Rocket (within shouting distance of this marker); 75mm Field Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hawk Missile (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia: Vietnam War. The Vietnam War was a Cold War military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from November 1, 1955, to April 30, 1975 when Saigon fell. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist nations. (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Wall-USA (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. Remember. Vietnam War Casualties of Alabama (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

4. The Virtual Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam War Memorial Marker & Korean image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
3. Vietnam War Memorial Marker & Korean
. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington DC honors the fallen of the Vietnam War. Relatives and friends leave letters, poems, and photographs there and on this web site named The Virtual Wall . We bring the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to your home. (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Veterans Park & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
4. Veterans Park & Museum
Vietnam War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
5. Vietnam War Memorial Marker
Vietnam War Memorial Marker back side image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
6. Vietnam War Memorial Marker back side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,421 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on October 23, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   5, 6. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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