General Creighton W. Abrams

General Creighton W. Abrams (HM19D2)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66027 Leavenworth County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 20.621', W 94° 54.929'

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USMA Class of 1936

Brilliant, daring tactician -
Co 37th Tank BN, Europe 1944-45

Talented, intelligent, hardworking -
Chief of Staff, I, X, and [sic] Corps,
Korea 1953-54

Indomitable, sensitive, straightforward -
Asst. Chief of Staff, Civil Affairs,
Mississippi 1962, Alabama 1963

Innovator, trainer, soldier-diplomat -
US commander Republic of Vietnam 1968-72

Builder, organizer, leader -
Chief of Staff, USA 1972-74

"Too briefly he touched the soul of the Army and gave it better insight into its frailties, he left behind an Army that is the spiritual and physical superior of the one he inherited."

It is to the memory of this uncommon man that Abrams Loop is dedicated in 1979, marking the 152nd year of Fort Leavenworth.
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HM NumberHM19D2
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByThe Fort Leavenworth Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 334934 N 4356666
Decimal Degrees39.34368333, -94.91548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.621', W 94° 54.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 37.26" N, 94° 54' 55.74" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 Stimson Ave, Leavenworth KS 66027, US
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