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World War I German Cannonloupe
6th Street and 2nd Street
Two Harbors
MN
USA
55616

Presented to the City of Two Harbors by the Oscar Anderson Post No. 109,
the American Legion, September 1929.

This 250 mm German Minenwerfer howitzer was captured by the Americans in World War I at St. Mihiel, France, September 16, 1918.

This WWI German cannon was presented to the City of Two Harbors in 1929 by the American Legion.

The community of Two Harbors and Lake County have always maintained close relations with its military veterans. Anderson Claffy Post #109 of the American Legion has been contributing to this community since it was organized in 1919. The post was organized honoring the name of Two Harbors native Oscar Anderson who was lost in action at Ypres, France in 1917. The Charter was amended in 1945 to honor the memory of Charles Claffy a sailor lost off the Bataan Peninsula in 1941.

 
Hanska World War Memorialloupe
Broadway and 1st Street
Hanska
MN
USA
56041

The inscription on this memorial reads:

1917 • 1918
That freedom, law and justice
might be established thruout the Earth

This monument is erected in honor of the men of Hanska and vicinity who answered their country's call in the World War.

Oscar O. Haugen • John Thordson • Willie Bakken • Elmer Grotta • Lars Melheim • John Helget
———
William Greenholz • Theodore N. R. Berge • Wilhelm Johnson • Stanley Anderson • Joseph Bottom • Elvin G. Helling • Albert Vaage • Emil Sletta • Hans Vegum

Erected by the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary.

 
Clay County World War I Memorialloupe
Broad Street and East Street
West Point
MS
USA
39773

Front inscription:
Erected 1927 by Horse-Shoe Robertson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in tender memory of Clay County World War Veterans.

West Point Army Officers:
Navy - Marine
[List of names]


Clay County Army Officers:
[List of names]
Navy

Supreme sacrifice men of West Point and Clay County:
[List of names]


Left side:
The Horse Shoe Robertson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution wish to go on record as deeply grateful to the World War veterans for service rendered.

[List of chapter member names]

Rear inscription:
West Point, Miss. & Clay County
Army, Navy & Marines
[List of names]


Right side:
Clay County Army, Navy & Marines
[continuation of names]

 
Florida Veterans of World War Iloupe
SW 102nd St and County Road 476B
Bushnell
FL
USA
33513

This memorial was erected in 1988 by the Veterans of World War I, Department of Florida, USA Inc. and Auxiliary.  The inscription reads:

Dedicated
To The
Florida Veterans
Of World War I
By the Dept. of Florida, USA Inc. and Auxiliary
1988

In Flanders Fields the poppies grow between the crosses row on row where buddies died so long ago.
Now that our life on earth is o’er our ship is steered toward that shore where peace doth reign forevermore.



 

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