Fort DuPont World War II Memorial, a War Memorial

Fort DuPont World War II Memorial, a War Memorial (HM2LMA)

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N 39° 34.35', W 75° 35.118'

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The U.S Army's World War II XIII Corps (Dec '42-Sept '45) stationed its headquarters at Ft. DuPont (May '43-June'44) prior to transferring to Eto. XIII Corps troops reached the Elbe River, near Tangermunde, Germany, in April 1945, the closest that the American Forces came to Berlin, about 50 miles, prior to VE-Day.

(Dec'42-Nov'43) Maj. Gen. Emil F. Reinhardt

(Dec '43-Sept '45) Lt. Gen. Alvan C. Gillem Jr.

Presented by XIII Corps Association 26 September 1992
Year Placed1992
Placed ByXIII Corps Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 449728 N 4380474
Decimal Degrees39.57250000, -75.58530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.35', W 75° 35.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 21" N, 75° 35' 7.0800000000001" W
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