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Cole Memorial

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Details:

At the southeast corner of the intersection Monument A parachute-shaped stone marker honoring the memory of LTC Robert G. Cole, who was killed near this spot by a sniper while directing close air support.  A small information sign is also in the clearing. 

Monument Text:

LT. COL.

ROBERT G. COLE

 

MEDAL OF HONOR

18 SEPT. 1944

 

GESNEUVELD

VOOR ONS

 

English translation:

 

GESNEUVELD VOOR ONS = FELL FOR US

Commemorates:

People:

Robert George  Cole

Units:

101st Airborne Division

502nd Parachute infantry Regiment

United States Army

Wars:

WWII

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