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World War II - 4th Marine Division Memorial, Leavenworth, Ks.
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N 39° 16.465 W 094° 53.439
15S E 336913 N 4348933
Quick Description: This is a small marker at the first intersection past the entrance of the Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2008 11:39:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM593C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 12

Long Description:
This small marker has been placed by the Heartland of America Chapter No. 39 Fourth Marine Division Association WWII. This marker shows the insigna of the fourth as well as the Anchor, Globe; and Eagle of the Marines. A picture of the flag raising on Iwo Jima is also present.

The Pacific Campaigns honored are:
Roi-Namur Jan 1944
Saipan June 1944
Tinian July 1944
Iwo Jima Feb 1945

The inscription reads:
Dedicated to the Memory of Those who Served with the Fourth Division
WWII 1943 - 1945
When Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue
Admiral C. W. Nimitz

Date of Dedication: 01/01/2002

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Private vehicle

Access times: From: 8:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
4101 South 4th Street Traffic Way
Leavenworth, KS USA
66048


Commemoration: 4th Marine Division and its Campaigns

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