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North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Proud Tribute is Here Paid

 
 
North Tonawanda WWII Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
1. North Tonawanda WWII Memorial
Inscription.
Proud tribute is here paid to the citizens of North Tonawanda who answered the call to the colors in World War II. Roll of Honor.
[6 panels of names left, 6 panels of names right, one supplemental plaque of names right]
[center panel]: Killed in action during World War II [3 columns of names]. North Tonawanda KIA in Korean Conflict [13 names]. North Tonawanda KIA in Vietnam [11 names]. Dedicated to the citizens of North Tonawanda who gave their lives in the skies, on the high seas and on the arctic, desert, city and jungle battlefields. God will never forgive us, if we break faith with these honored dead.
 
Location. 43° 1.732′ N, 78° 52.183′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Payne Avenue 0.1 miles south of Thompson Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Memory of Those Who Made the Greatest Sacrifice (a few steps from this marker); Sweeney Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Once Around is Never Enough
Memorial Faces Payne Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
2. Memorial Faces Payne Avenue
(approx. 0.2 miles away); North Tonawanda (approx. half a mile away); First Schoolhouse (approx. half a mile away); Gastown (approx. half a mile away); City of Tonawanda (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Tonawanda.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Far Left Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
3. Far Left Panels
3rd and 4th Left Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
4. 3rd and 4th Left Panels
5th and Last Left Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
5. 5th and Last Left Panels
Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
6. Center Panel
1st and 2nd Right Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
7. 1st and 2nd Right Panels
3rd and 4th Right Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
8. 3rd and 4th Right Panels
5th and Last Right Panels image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
9. 5th and Last Right Panels
Supplemental Plaque at Right image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
10. Supplemental Plaque at Right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on January 7, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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