45th Infantry Division - Bristow, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 49.746 W 096° 24.321
14S E 734378 N 3968101
Quick Description: Located at the VFW War Memorial, this monument is in honor of Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Division.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2019 12:00:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMZY9B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
VFW Post 3656 is located on the west side of Bristow. Adjacent to their building they maintain an area with numerous items of military equipment on display as well as specific memorials to servicemen and units.

An M114 Armored Command Carrier stands behind a granite monument dedicated to the 45th Infantry. Engravings of the 45th's Thunderbird are located at the top left and right corners. The monument reads:

This M114 Armored Command Carrier is
dedicated to Oklahoma's 45th Infantry
(Thunderbird) Division that had in World
War II, 511 combat days, 8 campaigns in
the Korean War 429 combat days, 4 campaigns.
By the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States Post 3656, Bristow, Oklahoma

The museum of the 45th Infantry is located in Oklahoma and well worth a visit. 45th Infantry Div Museum

Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

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Available 24/7

Entrance fees (if it applies): 0

Type of memorial: Other

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