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U.S. Army Memorial

Year of construction: 1946

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U.S. Army Memorial

The 10-metre tall marble pyramid bearing the names of 639 fallen soldiers from the 1st Division was brought to Cheb by U.S. soldiers on 12 June 1946. It was erected just outside of the town at the intersection of the roads leading to Mariánské Lázně and Karlovy Vary. The unveiling ceremony of the memorial took place in autumn 1946.

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The memorial stands at the intersection of the roads leading to Karlovy Vary and Mariánské Lázně.

 

Contact Information

Address: Pražská

 

Pictures

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Overall view in the 1950s

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Overall view in the 1950s

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. 1960

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. 1960

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Names of fallen soldiers

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Names of fallen soldiers

 
Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 at the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the memorial erection

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 at the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the memorial erection

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 at the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the memorial erection

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 at the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the memorial erection

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 under the surveillance of the communist secret police

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Reunion of U.S. veterans on 13 June 1989 under the surveillance of the communist secret police

 
Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Overall view in 1998

Memorial of U.S. soldiers. Overall view in 1998

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

 
U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

U.S. Army Memorial 2013

 
 

 
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