Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge (HM19L2)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 13.36', W 110° 58.425'

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Ardennes

Front of monument:
World War II
December 16, 1944
January 25, 1945

Triumph of Courage
Rear of monument:
The Battle of the Bulge
was fought by the U.S. Army in the heavily forested Ardennes region of eastern Belgium and northern Luxembourg from December 19, 1944 through January 25, 1945. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, called it
"the greatest American battle of World War II"
Six hundred thousand American fought in bitter cold and snow; 81,000 of them were casualties; 19,000 of these died.
Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge
is an organization of those who endured and survived that great battle. The victory over Germany was a turning point in the war. Some of those survivors are members of
The Southern Arizona Chapter LIII
who offer this memorial.
Details
HM NumberHM19L2
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Placed BySouthern Arizona Chapter LIII
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502473 N 3565117
Decimal Degrees32.22266667, -110.97375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.36', W 110° 58.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 21.60" N, 110° 58' 25.50" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 165 W Alameda St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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