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82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. 82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker
Inscription.

To our honored dead and to all soldiers who have served their country in the 82nd Airborne Infantry Division.

Activated 25 August 1917 as the 82nd "All American" Infantry Division. Participated in the Lorraine, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Campaigns in France during WWI.

Reactivated 25 March 1942.

August 15, 1942 it was reorganized and redesignated as an airborne infantry division.

Post WWII, 1945 in Berlin, the division became known as "America's Guard of Honor."

Campaigns
Africa Sicily Italy France The Netherlands Belgium Germany
Dominican Republic Vietnam Grenada Panama Persian Gulf

Dedicated March 12, 2004


 
Erected 2004 by Gateway Chapter, 82nd Airborne Division Association, St. Louis, Missouri.
 
Location. 38° 29.865′ N, 90° 17.54′ W. Marker is in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Missouri, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on Truman Drive south of Algonquin Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Destroyer Escort and A.P.D. Sailors
82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. 82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Third Infantry Division - U.S. Army (approx. 0.4 miles away); 4th Marine Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II (approx. 0.4 miles away); All Sea Service Women (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Chosin Few (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fallen Marines and FMF Corpsmen Hero Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. 82nd Airborne Division Association. (Submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 82nd Airborne Division. (Submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum. (Submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II
 
82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
3. 82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker
Looking south along Truman Drive
82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
4. 82nd Airborne Infantry Division US Army Marker
Looking north along Truman Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 27, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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