World War II

World War II (HM1CR8)

Location: Huntsville, AL 35801 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 44.066', W 86° 35.311'

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Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial

The most devastating war in history originated from unresolved issues of World War I, the Punitive Peace that ended it, and a worldwide economic depression that provided conditions that allowed the rise of Fascism and Nazism in addition Imperial Japan envisioned an Asian Pacific Empire for herself.

The United States Remained neutral for the first two years of the war until it was attacked by Japan on 7 December 1941, at Pearl Harbor. As part of the allied powers, which included the United Kingdom, Soviet Union, Australia, China and several other nations. The United States Armed forces help defeat the enemies of freedom on battlefields and seas around the world. By the time the war ended, over one million United States service personnel had been killed or wounded.

Pacific and European Fronts
1 September 1939 — 2 September 1945

United States at war.
7 December 1941 — 2 September 1945

Courage * Sacrifice * Duty

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Resource information: Madison County Military Heritage commission and the United States D.C.D.
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HM NumberHM1CR8
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Veterans Memorial Foundation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 537669 N 3843670
Decimal Degrees34.73443333, -86.58851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.066', W 86° 35.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 3.96" N, 86° 35' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1276-1298 Patriots Walkway, Huntsville AL 35801, US
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