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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

Manning's Veteran Wall of Honor

A cache by The NVG
Hidden : 12/24/2006
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:


Clint Hansen of Audubon designed one of the nicest veteran memorials in the State of Iowa. It sits on Manning's brick Main Street and was dedicated August 17, 2003. Please come view the mosaic, honor our veterans, and try to find The NVG's real name. God bless America!

Congrats to jscforester on the FTF! Over 3 months passed after being published before the FTF.

Tomorrow is Veterans' Day and I thought I would salute those Manning veterans that all made the ultimate sacrifice. In the middle of the memorial, there are 23 men listed who gave their lives to defend this great county.

LT Dale E. Christensen - Medal of Honor
Army 1940-44
LT Heinz W. Cotton Detlefsen - Distinguished Flying Cross
Army Air Force 1942-44
SPC4 Eugene Kock - Bronze Star
Army 1967-69
LCPL Richard A. McClain - Bronze Star
Marine Corps 1967-68
PVT Melvin M. Miller - Bronze Star
Army 1944
RT3 Robert E. Bonnesen
Navy 1943-45
PVT Albert C. Detlefs
Army 1917-18
2nd LT Elmer H. Ehlers
Army Air Force 1943-45
E3 Tom J. Eischeid
Navy 1966-68
PVT Emil W. Ewoldt (VFW Hall is named after him)
Army 1917-18
SGT Gilbert J. Ewoldt
Army 1943-44
HM3 Gerald Lee Feltner
Navy 1963-65
PVT Glen E. Grage
Army 1942-45
PVT Robert Lee Lake
Army 1944-45
TEC5 Arnold Musfeldt
Army 1943-44
SSGT Ernest J. Nissen
Army Air Corps 1942-44
PVT Fred C. Passick
Army 1918
PVT Hugo E. Ress, Jr.
Army 1949-50
PVT Leon H. Stoelk
Army 1942-43
SSGT L. Gene Strathman
Army Air Corps 1943-44
CPL Bejamin A. Wagner
Air Force 1943-45
TEC5 Marvin Wittrock
Army 1945-46

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Last Updated: on 8/24/2014 4:12:33 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:12 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum