Defenders of Freedom Veterans Memorial
“Some Gave All, All Gave Some”
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace."
"That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
"Uncommon valor was a common virtue."
Adm. Chester Nimitz
"And so, my fellow Americans ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country."
John F. Kennedy
"We will not wa[i]ver; we will not tire; we will not falter; and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail."
George W. Bush
"Your noble service and sacrifice will forever be remembered by those who cherish freedom."
Dedicated July 29, 2006
Erected 2006 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3118, the City of Pleasant Hill, and Others.
Location. 38° 47.111′ N, 94° 16.389′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Missouri, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Parkway (AKA Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill MO 64080, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pleasant Hill, Missouri (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 135 First Street (about 300 feet away); Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (about 300 feet away); 121 First Street (about 300 feet away); 119 First Street (about 400 feet away); 110 South Lake Street (about 400 feet away); Col. Hiram Bledsoe (about 400 feet away); The Civil War in Pleasant Hill (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Hill.
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan • War, World II •
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