Battle of the Bulge Memorial Marker – Boone, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 42° 03.686 W 093° 54.486
15T E 424865 N 4656996
Quick Description: A marker directs history seekers to Miles-Lee Park where this striking Battle of the Bulge Monument is easily found.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2011 12:24:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMC096
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ištván
Views: 1

Long Description:
A marker directs history seekers to Miles-Lee Park where this striking Battle of the Bulge Monument is easily found. The text reads:

“Battle of the Bulge, Dec. 1944 – Feb. 1945. This memorial is dedicated to all Boone County men and women who faithfully served their country during this famous battle of WW II. Over 76,890 American soldiers were killed or wounded.”

The polished marble marker has images representing transportation, infantry, liaison, armor, nurse, artillery engraved in the middle. A map of the area where the battle took place is etched at the top.

The neighborhood park also has a picnic shelter, playground and a small ball field. It is located on the corner of 5th and Franklin Streets.
Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Miles-Lee Park right near the road

Location of waymark:
5th and Franklin Streets
Boone, IA USA
50036


Commemoration: Boone County men and women who served their country during the Battle of the Bulge

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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