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Andersonville in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B

National Prisoner of War Museum

 

—Andersonville National Historic Site —

 
Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 23, 2001
1. Memorial to American Former Prisoners of War Stalag XVII-B Marker
Inscription. Erected by and in honor of all Americans held Prisoners of War in a German prison camp known as Salag XVII-B in Krems Austria 1943-1945 and in memory of all Americans held as POW’S in European Theatre in WWII.
 
Location. 32° 11.844′ N, 84° 7.644′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on POW Road. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the National Prisoner of War Museum at the Andersonville National Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Was Andersonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Earthwork Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to POW’s at Hiroshima Japan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battling Bastards of Bataan (within shouting distance of this marker); National Prisoner of War Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Monuments and Memories (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clara Barton (about 500 feet away); Shebangs (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Entrance to the National Prisoner of War Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 23, 2001
2. Entrance to the National Prisoner of War Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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