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Crete in Saline County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Navy Department - United States of America

 
 
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By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
1. Navy Department - United States of America Marker
Inscription. This Mark of Commendation is awarded to Doane College for effective co-operation in training naval personnel during World War II.

Navy V-12 Unit

James Forrestal Secretary of the Navy
 
Location. 40° 37.231′ N, 96° 56.776′ W. Marker is in Crete, Nebraska, in Saline County. Marker can be reached from Osterhout Lane. Touch for map. The marker is part of a military monument at an east entrance to the Doane College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Crete NE 68333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gates College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doane College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 8.1 miles away); PFC Charley Havlat (approx. 9 miles away); Czech Capital (approx. 9.6 miles away); Historic Milford (approx. 11.9 miles away); Tall Grass Prairie (approx. 15.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crete.
 
Categories. EducationWar, World II

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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