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God Honor and Country

 
 
God Honor and Country Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. God Honor and Country Memorial
Inscription.
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of those brave men and women of the Polish armed forces who fought against the tyranny during the entire World War II, and to those thousands of them who sacrificed their lives defending peace, freedom, and democracy.
Polish armed forces 1939-1945 - Poland
1st Grenadier Infantry Division - France
2nd Grenadier Infantry Division - France
10th Mechanized Cavalry Brigade - France
Ind. Poohahanska Inf. Brigade - Norway
Ind. Karpacka Inf. Brigade - N. Africa
First Mechanized Corps
1st Polish Armored Division - Normandy
4th Grenadier Infantry Division - Scotland
1st Polish Ind. Parachute Brigade - Holland
Second Polish Corps
2nd Ind. Warszawska Armored Division - Italy
3rd Karpacka Infantry Division - Italy
5th Kresowa Infantry Division - Italy
Polish Home Army (AK) - Poland
Polish Air Force - Battle of Britain
Polish Navy - Armed Naval Operations
On their way to Poland they had given their lives fighting for "your freedom and ours!"
 
Location. 42° 52.646′ N, 78° 52.786′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Marine Drive and Commercial Street. Touch for map. This is the first
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
2. Eastward
of eight plaques on a north outside wall of the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, south of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Recognition of Long and Faithful Service (here, next to this marker); 106th Field Artillery Regiment (here, next to this marker); Buffalo Cavalry Association (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to the Men of the 102nd Separate Battalion Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft (here, next to this marker); Wedding of the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wells Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); PTF-17 (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Boston SSN703 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Naval & Military Park. (Submitted on June 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
3. Westward
Towards the Buffalo River.
All Plaques on Wall image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
4. All Plaques on Wall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   4. submitted on June 23, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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