There are 50 soldiers portrayed here of actual WWII infantrymen. Each Man was sculpted from real life and represents his individual State in the United States
The lead man is Fred Hoppe Sr. the sculptor's father representing the State of . . . — — Map (db m209922) WM
All Gave Some ... Some gave all,
So That Old Glory Will Always Fly
Over the Land of the Free and
the Home of the Brave.
We, the People, Raise This Flag
to Salute You and to Say...
Thank You! — — Map (db m236121) WM
LVT 4 Water Buffalo
The LVT is an amphibious warfare vehicle and amphibious landing craft introduced by the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The LVT 4 was designed in 1943 and was based on the previous LVT 2. It was the . . . — — Map (db m210606) HM
M25 Tank Transporter "Dragon Wagon"
The M25 was a heavy tank transporter / tank recovery tractor that came in both armored and unarmored versions (what you see here is the unarmored configuration). M25 was the original designation for what . . . — — Map (db m210519) HM
The idea for the Weasel came from the work of British inventor Geoffrey Pyke. In November 1944, USMC distributed M29s to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Marine Divisions. They proved invaluable with their first appearance in combat on Iwo Jima. It also saw . . . — — Map (db m210039) HM
One of the world's first armored personnel carriers was the U.S. Army's half-track. Half-wheeled, half-tracked, the half-track saw service around the world. Its sides were lightly armored for protection against shell . . . — — Map (db m210607) HM
MS High Speed Tractor Artillery Transport
The M5 is a full-track vehicle designed to tow the 105 mm Howitzer M2 and the 155 mm Long Tom field artillery and carry the gun crew and ammunition. A winch and roller system allowed the M5 to pull . . . — — Map (db m210057) HM
The M561 was a diesel powered, six-wheel-drive (5x5), articulating chassis, commonly known as the "Gama Goat The "Goat was designed to negotiate the rough terrain found in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War when the M37 four-wheel cargo truck . . . — — Map (db m210024) HM
Designed by the Pontiac Motor Division in the early 1950's as the T46, this vehicle began life intended replacement for the Studebaker M29 Weasel, This amphibious cargo carrier was designed to carry cargo or up to eight troops over shallow rivers . . . — — Map (db m209912) HM
Welcome all curiosity seekers, military aficionados, veterans and history buffs! This exhibits in a tribute to all who serve in the fight for freedom by presenting some of the unique mobile equipment that have helped these brave men and women in . . . — — Map (db m210623) WM
These are the flags and seals of the branches of the United States Armed Forces.
This garden is a tribute to all who serve and have served our Nation to defend and preserve our freedom.
Department of the Army
United States of . . . — — Map (db m210621) HM WM
The WCTC-6 amphibious trailer, affectionately known as the "duckling" was made for use with the Landing Vehicle Tracked (LVT) and the Amphibious truck. It has a 4.5 ton capacity with its 245 cu ft. cargo box.
Approximately 212 of these . . . — — Map (db m209917) HM
The Jeep legend began in November 1940, in the early days of World War II just a year before the United States entered the war. A small, four-wheel-drive prototype, the Willys "Quad," was delivered to the US Army. The Quad was the father of the . . . — — Map (db m210034) HM
The ravine below is a natural glade and sink formation. Glade lands are found only in the White River Valley of the United States. At the base of the ravine, there is a natural spring-sink named Devil's Pool. The pool's name comes from the Indian . . . — — Map (db m48148) HM