WWII Memorial in Bedford VA
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Was speaking with Mike Morgan, editor of Army Engineer Magazine, and he was sharing his views on the memorial in Bedford PA.

 

He lamented:

 

"...Yesterday I took a drive up to Bedford, VA to take pictures for a story I'm going to do on the D-Day Memorial located there. It's an absolutely wonderful setting, but not well visited, and as you probably already know, they are having a tough time staying open due to lack of funds. The design is amazing, and I was totally awed with the reality and detail in sculpture. I got lots of great photos. As I was driving back, it all reminded me of how hard it is these days to keep people focused on our past, and sacrifices made..."

 

Some links regarding...

 

http://wwiimemorial.typepad.com/my_weblog/...d-virginia.html

 

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM1JH8_...edford_Virginia

 

http://smokeys-trail.com/USA/bedford-2001.html

 

 

 

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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WWII Memorial in Bedford VA - by Walt's Daughter - 12-02-2009, 07:29 PM

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