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By Devry Becker Jones, November 11, 2020
World War II Memorial
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), Biglerville — World War II Memorial
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Winston Churchill Dedicated to all WWII VeteransMap (db m159882) WM
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Captain James A. Thompson '40
In memory of Captain James A. Thompson '40 former Consul of Theta Chapter Died in India Nov. 9, 1944 in the service of his countryMap (db m147276) WM
3Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Dwight D. Eisenhower
The future President of the U.S., General of the Army, and Supreme Commander in Europe in WW II lived in this house with his wife Mamie and infant son Icky in the spring and summer of 1918. An Army captain, he was then commanding Camp Colt at . . . Map (db m6179) HM
4Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Roll of Honor — Gettysburg Fire Department
Dedicated to the memory of William A. Beales • Horace M. Bushman Who made the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II and in Honor of our Fellow Firemen who served in the Armed Forces of their Country World War I William B. Eckenrode . . . Map (db m76465) WM
5Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Ernest W. Mayers
In loving remembrance of the one from our midst who made the Supreme Sacrifice in World War II Ernest W. Mayers France November 8, 1944 Map (db m155332) WM
6Pennsylvania (Adams County), Littlestown — Littlestown War Memorial
Dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of this community who served their country in all wars Those who made the supreme sacrifice World War I John W. Ocker World War II Robert J. Collins • Vernon . . . Map (db m35292) WM
7Pennsylvania (Adams County), New Oxford — World War II Veterans of New Oxford
Dedicated to ★ World War II Veterans of New Oxford ★ [Names listed]Map (db m130303) WM
8Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Elizabeth Township — Mustard Veterans Honor Roll
Honor Roll Erected as a lasting tribute to the men of the community of Victory who served their country in World Wars I and IIMap (db m160339) WM
9Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Glenfield — Glenfield War Memorial
World War I World War II Korean Conflict Vietnam Era Map (db m92479) WM
10Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Homestead — World War II Memorial
In honor of the fighting men of World War II Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 373 Homestead PA Incorporated March 28, 1920 Dedicated Memorial Day 2002 Map (db m156114) HM WM
11Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Leetsdale — Leetsdale Veterans Memorial
To the men and women of Leetsdale who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity for all ages to come.Map (db m63501) WM
12Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), McKees Rocks — Saint Mary's Parish World War II Memorial
The names of the heroic men and women of this parish who served in the armed forces of our country during World War II are indelibly inscribed on this tablet Those killed in combat abroad Akanowicz, Edward A. • Banczak, Walter J. • . . . Map (db m177516) WM
13Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), McKees Rocks — Saint Mary's World War II Honor Roll
Adamson, Robert E. • Amon, Regis G. • Amon, Vincent • Andrews, Albert E. • Arch, John Francis • Arch, Joseph Paul • Arch, Robert Regis • Ardinger, Harry • Arlet, George W. • Artinger, Charles M. • Artinger, Frank R. • Artinger, . . . Map (db m178816) WM
14Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Moon Township — Mooncrest
Designed and built in 1943 by the federal government as defense worker housing. Mooncrest residents produced armor plate, munitions, and ships at the nearby Dravo Corporation during World War II. Operated by U.S. Air Force after 1945; homes sold to . . . Map (db m40222) HM
15Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Neville Township — Dravo Corporation Shipyard
During World War II, Dravo's shipyard here was a leader in the manufacture of Landing Ship Tanks--LSTs--for the United States Navy. Dravo's over 16,000 workers produced a total of 145 LSTs. This and four other inland yards, all using techniques . . . Map (db m40280) HM
16Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), O'Hara Township — General Matthew B. Ridgway — (1895-1993)
United States Army officer; he rose to the rank of general, 1951. In World War II, commanded the 82nd Airborne Division (famed for its invasion of Sicily), 1942-44; and 18th Airborne Corps, 1944-45. Supreme commander, United Nations forces in Korea, . . . Map (db m47552) WM
17Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — 31st Street Bridge
Moving river cargo along the Allegheny was difficult when low bridges prevented large boats from passing through. The 30th Street Bridge was the last obstruction on the Allegheny that interfered with river commerce. When replaced in 1928, the new . . . Map (db m99528) HM
18Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Greenfield Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the noble deeds of Greenfield men and women who served their country in World Wars I and II and the lasting memory of their namesMap (db m81390) WM
19Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto
Devotion to Our Lady of Lourdes In 1858 Bernadette Soubirous, a peasant girl of fourteen, reported to have witnessed apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in a grotto at Lourdes, France. The figure led Bernadette to a source of a . . . Map (db m84557) HM
20Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Pittsburgh Grease Plant
Long a major producer of lubricating grease for industry, transportation, and the military. In WW II, supplied 5,000,000 pounds of “Eisenhower grease,” vital to the war effort. Founded here in 1885, by Grant McCargo. After 1929, part of . . . Map (db m40903) HM
21Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Southwestern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial
(See Below)Map (db m73720) WM
22Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — Veterans Memorial
Erected in honor of the men and women who served their country in the World Wars and in eternal memory of those who made the Supreme Sacrifice. Dedicated by the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 577. May 30, 1948. . . . Map (db m156136) WM
23Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the 8th Ward men and women who served in World War II Erected from funds publicly subscribed With humility, gratitude, and remembrance, we honor forever . . . Map (db m156199) HM WM
24Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Sewickley — This Memorial is Dedicated to
. . . Map (db m126366) WM
25Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Sewickley Heights — Western Pennsylvania Tuskegee Airmen Memorial
In honor of the Tuskegee Airmen of Western Pennsylvania who served to preserve our freedomMap (db m72514) WM
26Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Stowe Township — Michael A. Musmanno — (1897-1968)
The noted jurist lived here. Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice, 1952-68. A presiding judge for the War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg, 1947-1948. State legislator, 1929-31. Veteran of two World Wars. Author of 16 books. Buried in Arlington National . . . Map (db m40900) HM
27Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Ambridge — American Bridge Company
This was site of American Bridge Company. Largest steel fabricating plant in the world. Division of United States Steel Corporation erected 1903. During World War II the Marine Department built LST landing crafts here. Closed April 1983.Map (db m44495) HM
28Pennsylvania (Beaver County), Beaver — World War I to World War II 1918-1945
Beaver County industry and life were booming as the country became involved in WWI. Once again, we were well represented as Beaver Falls native Colonel Joseph H. Thompson was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism. As the war drew to a close, . . . Map (db m177004) HM
29Pennsylvania (Bedford County), Bedford — World War II Memorial — December 7, 1941 • September 2, 1945
(List of Names) See belowMap (db m177940) WM
30Pennsylvania (Bedford County), East Providence Township — Military Convoys — Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
During World War II, the Gateway was considered to be a major stop-off for many servicemen and women who were on their way to Maryland, Virginia, the Carolinas and westward. This prime location near the turnpike interchange in Breezewood and along . . . Map (db m337) HM
31Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — Birdsboro Steel — Schuylkill River Trail
Why steel in Birdsboro? Edward and George Brooke, descendants of Ironmaster William Bird, established the Birdsboro Iron Foundry Company in 1867. With the advent of steel, the name was changed to Birdsboro Steel Foundry and Machine Company . . . Map (db m160549) HM
32Pennsylvania (Berks County), Birdsboro — The E. & G. Brooke Iron Company World War II Memorial
To commemorate the patriotism and perpetuate the names of those who served with honor in World War II [Died in service] Albert Bryan Lewis Kennedy Nick Piergrossi [Honor Roll follows]Map (db m23752) WM
33Pennsylvania (Berks County), Boyertown — Carl A. Spaatz — (1891-1974)
Aviation pioneer Spaatz was a 1914 graduate of West Point and a pilot in France in World War I. He rose to the rank of brigadier general in 1940 and general in 1945. During World War II he commanded the US 8th Air Force and the US Strategic Air . . . Map (db m84545) HM
34Pennsylvania (Berks County), Exeter Township — Baumstown World War Memorial
In Honor of the Citizens of Baumstown and vicinity who served in World Wars 1 and 2 1917-1918 1941-1945Map (db m23751) WM
35Pennsylvania (Berks County), Kenhorst — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ In memory of Soldiers and Sailors St. Mary's R.C. Church who gave their lives for their country 1917 ★ 1918 World War I Frank Godziejewski • John Cieplinski • Walter . . . Map (db m161107) WM
36Pennsylvania (Berks County), Leesport — Brave Men — Devotion • Valor • Sacrifice
Dedicated in grateful memory to the heroes of Ontelaunee Township who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the defense of our country in World Wars I and II 1917 - 1918 Charles C. Rissmiller 1941 - 1945 Calvin E. Althouse • Clarence . . . Map (db m161058) WM
37Pennsylvania (Berks County), Leesport — Veterans of World War II — Ontelaunee Township
G. Elmer Addison • George T. Addison • ★ Calvin E. Althouse • George W. Althouse • William J. Althouse • Kenneth S. Bagenstose • Raymond E. Beissel • Alma L. Behlor • Samuel R. Behlor • Thomas E. Benz • Harold E. Berg • . . . Map (db m161053) WM
38Pennsylvania (Berks County), Leesport — Veterans of World War II — Borough of West Leesport
Warren K. Adams • Samuel B. Althouse • Paul F. Barr • Charles Leroy Berger • Nelson L. Bowers • Raymond B. Bowers • Stewart R. Bright • Richard K. Clemens • Charles E. Cramer • Russel B. Deisher • Clifford L. Faust • L. . . . Map (db m161057) WM
39Pennsylvania (Berks County), Mount Penn — Mount Penn World War Memorial
This memorial is dedicated in honor of the men and women of the Borough of Mt. Penn who served their country during World Wars I and IIMap (db m25185) WM
40Pennsylvania (Berks County), Reading — Firemen's Union World War II Memorial
Dedicated June 6, 1943 by the Firemen's Union in honor of the Volunteer Firemen of Reading, Pennsylvania serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America Reading Volunteer Fire Department Memorial Service and . . . Map (db m160606) WM
41Pennsylvania (Berks County), Reading — World War II Victory — Dec. 7, 1941 - Sept. 2, 1945
Dedicated to these 830 from Berks County who made the Supreme Sacrifice and to those who served in defense of our countryMap (db m160598) WM
42Pennsylvania (Berks County), Shillington — Shillington Veterans of War Memorial
With thanks to God we remember all of the men and women of Shillington who served in our country's Armed Forces to preserve America's freedom They have passed on the torch of freedom so we may carry it forth. They have earned our respect and . . . Map (db m161137) WM
43Pennsylvania (Berks County), Wyomissing — 1941 — This Year In Knitting Mills History
. . . Map (db m160661) HM
44Pennsylvania (Blair County), Altoona — Blair County Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
To honor these citizens of Blair County who were awarded their nations highest honor the Congressional Medal of Honor J. Levi Roush - U.S.A. - Civil War John Hickman - U.S.N. - Civil War William P. MacLay - U.S.A. - Phillippine . . . Map (db m135604) WM
45Pennsylvania (Blair County), Altoona — Blair County War Mothers Memorial
That the loving memory of Blair County's War Mothers may be forever perpetuated, this shaft is erected by a grateful peopleMap (db m53756) WM
46Pennsylvania (Blair County), Altoona — Endress War Memorial
[Plaque is missing]Map (db m53755) WM
47Pennsylvania (Blair County), Altoona — Veterans Mall
In honor of S/Sgt. Robert E. Laws C.M.H. Dedicated to the men and women who honorably served their country... World War I Veterans American Legion Veterans of Foreign Wars Disabled American Veterans Society of 28 Division . . . Map (db m135606) WM
48Pennsylvania (Blair County), Altoona — Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the Altoona service men & women who have paid the ultimate price for our country [Plaques with names listed under with specific wars mentioned from left to right:] World War I Korean War World . . . Map (db m135589) WM
49Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — World War II Memorial
1941 - 1945 Dedicated to the memory of those from Tyrone and Vicinity who gave the last full measure of devotion during the Second World War [Names not listed]Map (db m134786) WM
50Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — Roll of Honor
A tribute to the men of Athens Borough and Athens Township who made the supreme sacrifice in the wars of our country World War IArnold Floyd E. • Hatch, Archie T. Campbell, Leon E. • Pond, Roy Delaney, Howard • Santee, Clyde H. Hadlock, Frederick . . . Map (db m33109) WM
51Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — War Memorial
[Memorial Crosses] WWI 1917 · 1918 WWII 1941 · 1946 Korean War 1950 · 1953 Vietnam War 1964 · 1975 Lebanon & Grenada 1982 · 1984 Panama 12/20/1989 · 1/31/1990 Gulf War & On Terrorism 2/8/1990 · [no end date] . . . Map (db m154023) WM
52Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Burlington — American Veterans Memorial — Duty — Honor — Country — 1775 — Eternity —
[Title is text]Map (db m120248) HM
53Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Sylvania — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God, in honor of All Veterans of the Sylvania community who have served their country.Map (db m120305) HM
54Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — In Memory And Never Forgotten — May God Grant Them Eternal Peace
Pearl Harbor "Yesterday, December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." -Franklin Delano Roosevelt, . . . Map (db m154418) HM WM
55Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — Iwo Jima Flag Raising
[Photo of Flag Raising] Raising the US Flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jim, 25 February 1945 during WWII in action against the Empire of Japan; photo by Joe Rosenthal. There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo; four in the front . . . Map (db m153932) HM WM
56Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — Our Veterans' Workplace - The World — ☆"In Times of War and in Peace, All Gave Some, but Some Gave All."☆
VETERAN: The term brings to mind the foremost notion of American patriotism and self-sacrifice. Dating back to our Revolution, near 50 million men and women joined the armed forces to defend our nation and its interests, knowingly putting their . . . Map (db m111265) WM
57Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — United States Air Force — Aim High...Fly-Fight-Win
1909 1909 — US Army Signal Corps accepted its first airplane from the Wright Brothers. Named the 1st Aero Squadron a small group of Army Airmen became the genesis of our modern day Air Force. . . . Map (db m117334) HM WM
58Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — United States Coast Guard — Semper Paratus
1775 - 1917 "In 1790 a predecessor of the U.S. Coast Guard was established by the First Congress of the United States. This newly formed maritime force did not have an official name. Rather, it was referred to simply as "the cutters" or "the . . . Map (db m154404) HM WM
59Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — United States Marine Corps — Semper Fidelis
1775 - 1917 New Providence, Bahamas Tripoli War of 1812 Battle of Chapultepec, Mexico - Spain China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) Battle of Peking - Nicaragua Vera Cruz - Haiti . . . Map (db m117235) HM WM
60Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — United States Navy — Not For Self But For Country
1775 - 1917 John Paul Jones captures the HMS Drake. Battles of Lake Champlain & Lake Erie — Francis Scott Key writes our National Anthem during the bombing of Fort McHenry 09/13/1834 [sic - 1814] War of 1812 — . . . Map (db m117293) HM WM
61Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Troy — Veterans Memorial
In honor of All Who Served their country in time of need. [Dedicated] Nov. 11, 1971Map (db m120285) WM
62Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Veterans Memorial
Honoring Those Who Served [Armed Forces Branch Emblems]Map (db m109608) HM
63Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Bristol — S/Sgt. James B. Boyle
In memory of S/Sgt. James B. Boyle U.S.A.A.F. Killed in Action, Feb. 1, 1945 Member of Bristol Blood Donors Consolidated Fire Dept. Map (db m160047) WM
64Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Croydon — War Memorial — In Memoriam
To the Citizens of Bristol Borough dedicated to the memory of our departed comrades November 11, 1976 For God and Country World War I Apr. 6, 1917-Nov. 11, 1918 Giovanni Angelillo • James Bolton • Robert W. Bracken . . . Map (db m131444) WM
65Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Doylestown — Bucks County World War II Memorial
To the honor and the everlasting glory of the citizens of Bucks County, Pennsylvania who served in our armed forces during 1941 - World War II - 1945 Dedicated May 30, 1998Map (db m23464) WM
66Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Doylestown — Doylestown Fire Company No. 1 World War II Memorial
In honor of the men of Doylestown Fire Co. No. 1 who have served their country in World War II In memory of John E. Miller Killed in action, 1945 Monroe R. Bethman • Alexander Price • Robert M. Miller • Horace L. Funk • . . . Map (db m23496) WM
67Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Dublin — Dublin Honor Roll — World War II
Ralph Huddle [Died in service] Elmer E. Shultz • Aloysius Happ • Henry Young Matthew Stanowski • Harleigh Detweiler • Francis Bishop Richard Worthington • Robert Rufe • Lester Rod Edward Grace • Herbert Stauffer Jr. • Alex Kosiw . . . Map (db m114604) WM
68Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Falls Township — Falls Township World War II Memorial — Honor Roll
James Castro • Donald Quillan [Killed in action or died in service] [Honor Roll of Township Members who served]Map (db m30611) HM
69Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Newtown — Bird in Hand — Newtown Heritage Walk No. 34
The Bird in Hand (formerly the "Red Lion Inn" and "Old Frame House") has played a rich and diverse role in the history of Newtown. There is record of a tavern on this site dating back to 1686, and it is considered the oldest frame structure still . . . Map (db m32278) HM
70Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Newtown — Stocking Works — Newtown Heritage Walk No. 6
Originally, the Newtown Hosiery Mill (a.k.a. The Stocking Works) operated out of this building at 301 South State Street. In 1884, the Excelsior Bobbin and Spool Works was founded by John B. Mawson in Yardley. In 1889, it was moved to Newtown after . . . Map (db m32246) HM
71Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Plumstead Township — Army — Established June 14, 1775
[Chronology] Revolutionary War · 1775-1783 April 19, 1775 "Shot Heard Around the World," the American Revolution begins June 14, 1775 Continental Army established July 3, 1775 George Washington appointed Commander . . . Map (db m143998) HM WM
72Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Quakertown — War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines from this community who answered their country's call to service during the World War 1917-1918 . . . Map (db m116038) WM
73Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Upper Southampton Township — War Memorial
American Legion [emblem] In memory of Roy W. Losse Anson Engle Jr. Walter L. Yerkes Jr. Earl Casey H. Douglas Graham Jr. Archie Leach Lost in World War II. And all those from this area who served in the Armed . . . Map (db m132080) WM
74Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Warminster Township — Johnsville Naval Air Development Center
This site was acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War II from the Brewster Aircraft Corporation; it served as a strategic locale for weapons development and testing of modern aircraft. Later, it was a training facility for America's Mercury, . . . Map (db m86385) HM
75Pennsylvania (Butler County), Butler — Invention Of The Jeep
In September 1940 a team headed by Karl Probst delivered to the United States Army a prototype for the World War II jeep. This small, four-wheel drive vehicle was produced by the American Bantam Car Company, located one block east. Here, Bantam . . . Map (db m42638) HM
76Pennsylvania (Cambria County), East Conemaugh — Sgt. Michael Strank
A Marine, he was the oldest and highest ranking of the six men who took part in the famous raising of the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima, Feb. 23, 1945. This scene, photographed by Joe Rosenthal of the Associated Press, was later used in the Marine Corps War . . . Map (db m74506) HM
77Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Johnstown — Johnstown Veterans and War Memorial
In honor of our servicemen and servicewomen past, present, future Ever Vigilant · Ever FreeMap (db m52847) HM
78Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Johnstown — World War II Memorial
In reverent and enduring memory of all Americans who fought for a new world of freedom and peace They counted not their lives dear unto themselvesMap (db m53916) HM
79Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Saint Michael — American Legion Post 551 Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Veterans, POW, MIA who served in the great wars and conflictsMap (db m52808) HM
80Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Saint Michael — Saint Michael World War II Honor Roll
This memorial has been erected and dedicated by the grateful citizens of this community in humble recognition of the devotion to duty and sacrifices of our veterans of World War II [Honor Roll of Veterans] [Those killed in . . . Map (db m52809) HM
81Pennsylvania (Cameron County), Emporium — Sylvania Electric Products
During WWII, produced critical electrical components including vacuum tubes for proximity fuzes, a key military device that improved the precision of artillery shells. Founded in 1907, the workforce was composed of primarily women, prompting . . . Map (db m174332) HM
82Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Jim Thorpe — World War II Honor Roll
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice World War II PVT. Joseph T. Martino • CPL. Fred Felker PFC. James Lauth • PVT. Patrick Searfoss PFC. Anthony Fabrick Jr. • S/SGT. Maurice Pricka T/S. . . . Map (db m116522) WM
83Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Lehighton — American Maritime Veterans Memorial
In honor of all Veterans of the United States Navy ☆☆☆☆ Marine Corps ☆☆☆☆ Coast Guard ☆☆☆☆ Merchant Marines From The Lehighton, PA Area Anchors . . . Map (db m116268) WM
84Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Lehighton — Lehighton Area WWII Honored Dead Memorial
Sgt. Stanley Hoffman 1919 - 1944 For whom this boulevard was named, paid the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty, during the invasion of Anzio Beach, Italy..... This monument is a memorial to all fifty-seven servicemen, from the . . . Map (db m116324) WM
85Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Lehighton — Waterborne Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m116329) WM
86Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Weatherly — Weatherly War Memorial
Dedicate to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served their country. "Let none forget they gave their all and faltered not when came the call." World War I 1917 - 1918 Francis Deitrich • Christ J. Luhman • David G. Eroh . . . Map (db m32149) WM
87Pennsylvania (Centre County), Bellefonte — Lucinda Hall — 1873-1963
Honored by the Veterans of Centre County as a true patriot. In sunshine or rain, cold or snow, Lucinda with her flags walked to this station from Bald Eagle Valley to salute the departure of thousands of Centre Countians as they boarded the . . . Map (db m91078) WM
88Pennsylvania (Centre County), Harris Township — 28th Division Shrine
Dedicated to heroic dead of Pennsylvania's famed 28th in two world wars. The Division was created Sept., 1917. The Shrine was founded by Col. Theodore Boal and made a State memorial in 1932Map (db m19339) HM
89Pennsylvania (Centre County), Harris Township — M114A2 Towed 155mm Howitzer — Pennsylvania Military Museum
The M114A2 howitzer, introduced in 1942 as the M1, served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam with the Army and Marine Corps. It also served with the National Guard into the 1980s. Its 11-man crew could fire forty rounds per hour, lobbing each . . . Map (db m20350) HM
90Pennsylvania (Centre County), Harris Township — M4A1(76)W General Sherman Tank — Pennsylvania Military Museum
Nearly 50,000 M4 Sherman tanks saw service in all theaters of World War II and in Korea. They served as the main battle tank of the United States Army and Marine Corps. Pennsylvania foundries in Coraopolis, Eddystone, Lebanon, Sharon, Bernham, . . . Map (db m20310) HM
91Pennsylvania (Centre County), Harris Township — Ordnance QF, 4.5-inch Howitzer Mark II — Pennsylvania Military Museum
British commanders who has fought in the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 to 1903, were impressed with the success of the enemy's howitzers. After five years, the British army approved its own new howitzer. The 4.5-inch howitzers remained in . . . Map (db m20208) HM
92Pennsylvania (Centre County), Harris Township — The Pennsylvania Military Museum / 28th Infantry Division Shrine
(Left Wing): The Pennsylvania Military Museum The Pennsylvania Military Museum honors the Commonwealth's military men and women past and present. It preserves the history of their significant service to the state and the nation through . . . Map (db m27776) HM
93Pennsylvania (Centre County), State College — USS Pennsylvania
The Battleship USS Pennsylvania (BB-38), was commissioned in 1916 as the second ship named after the state and quickly became the flagship of the U.S. Atlantic fleet. With a displacement of 32,600 tons, a length of 608 feet, a beam of . . . Map (db m135651) HM
94Pennsylvania (Centre County), State College — Water Tunnel
Was the world's largest when built in cooperation with the Navy in 1949. Designed to test properties of torpedoes, submarine hulls, propellers, & other underwater shapes by driving water through a central test section, it also had peacetime . . . Map (db m135638) HM
95Pennsylvania (Chester County), Atglen — World War II
Erected in grateful recognition of the men and women of Atglen * Omer A. Miller Wilmer Gibson --- Harold I. Wentz --- Charles P. Searl --- John Martin --- Warren H. Michael William A. Mullen --- John R. Turner --- Russel S. Hart --- John . . . Map (db m159889) WM
96Pennsylvania (Chester County), Charlestown Township — Valley Forge General Hospital
Opened in 1943, it was among the nation's largest military hospitals by the end of World War II. Able to treat more than 3,000 patients in over 100 buildings, the facility specialized in the pioneering treatment of war-related eye and burn injuries, . . . Map (db m71355) HM
97Pennsylvania (Chester County), Malvern — Malvern World War II Memorial
These grounds have been landscaped by the citizens of the Borough of Malvern in memory of the boys who made the supreme sacrifice World War II 1941             1945 Richard V. LaRue Charles F. Morris       Robert J. Miller Louis J. Colona       . . . Map (db m44044) HM
98Pennsylvania (Chester County), Phoenixville — Phoenixville War Memorial
This plaque is dedicated to those who gallantly served during World War I This plaque is dedicated to those who gallantly served during World War II This plaque is dedicated to those who gallantly served during Korean War This . . . Map (db m23738) WM
99Pennsylvania (Chester County), South Coventry Township — South Coventry Township WW II Memorial
In Honor of Residents of South Coventry who served in World War II 1941 1945 *Michael Kopcho *Carrol E. Moses John C. Asay • R. Carey Atkinson • Stanley Bealer • Thomas L. Bishop • George D. Bodor • Joseph J. Bodor • J. Penrose Boens . . . Map (db m41687) WM
100Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — Chester County World War II Veterans Memorial
Chester County Remembers World War II Veterans Community Commemorative Committee of Chester County (1991 – 1995) November 11, 1995Map (db m49253) HM

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