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World War II Victory Ribbon Memorial - Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Little Falls, Minnesota
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 46° 04.536 W 094° 19.833
15T E 397113 N 5103307
Quick Description: World War II memorial located at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls, Minnesota.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2011 6:53:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMCNA8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

The memorial has a bronze plaque mounted on a stone base. It is located along the walk of honor where several memorials are placed for various wars, units and individuals. The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery is well cared for with about 4,000 graves with about 400 internments a year. The memorial is inscribed:

WW II Victory Ribbon
World War II
1941 - 45

Dedicated To All Men And Women Who Served In America's Armed Forces
During World War II

Faced With Direct Threat To Our Nation's Very Existence, They Fought The War
Which Had To Be Fought, And Won The War Which Had To Be Won

Only By Their Courage, Determination And Sacrifice Were Our
Freedoms and Liberties Saved.  Though Their Generation Will Pass, Their Selfless
Service For Our Country During Its' Darkest Hours Will Forever Shine
Forth As A Beacon Of Hope And Inspiration For Future Generations.
America Is Eternally Grateful

Killed In Action: 405,399
Wounded In Action: 671,278
Medals Of Honor Awarded: 455

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Located Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery Open Daylight Hours

Location of waymark:
15550 Hwy 115
Little Falls, Minnesota

Commemoration: All men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II.

Date of Dedication: Not listed

Access times: Not listed

Website for Waymark: Not listed

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