WWII 96th Infantry Division

Deadeye Memorials and Exhibits

All Memorials are still Under Construction please come back soon!


Battle of Okinawa 70th Anniversay Wreath Laying

Don Dencker worked dilligently with the 96th Infantry Divison Association Heritage Fund to place Memorials dedicated to the 96th Infantry around the world. There are now memorials in the North, East, South and West of the USA and memorial sites in other countries. Thank You, Don Dencker.

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Arlington National Cemetery


CLICK for PDF file of dedication of Monument and Living Memorial Tree


This tree was planted with the memorial underneath commemorating the 96th Infantry Division.
Monument under the Memorial Tree

Arlington, VA

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Memorial Tree and Monument under the tree.

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Arlington Cemetery

The video of this beautiful military funeral service of Roland Champagne at Arlington National Cemetary may be seen by clicking HERE. The password is  Myhero.

A tree was planted with the monument commemorating the 96th Infantry Division.



Memorial in Leyte
Under Construction
Camp Adair, OR

Camp Adair

Also see PDF document of the dedication at Camp Adair

Historian Don Dencker at the Memorial Gardens at Camp Adair

Ft. Benning National Infantry Museum GA


Ft Benning

Infantry School

PDF Monument Dedication


National Museum of the Pacific War


Fredericksburg, TX

PDF document of the Memorial Plaque Dedication

Facebook Page

96th Infantry Division Association Monument

Admiral Nimitz Museum plaque


National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific War in Japan


Also see PDF document of the Memorial Monument Dedication

Fondly called the Punchbowl as it is a "Hill Sacrifice"

Large commemorative plaque and a small Divisional plaque

Map of the Island of Kohoolawe, showing the location of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Fort Snelling National Cemetery


Minneapolis, MN

Granite Monument

The 96th Infantry Division Deadeye Association provided a granite monument with a bronze plaque to honor the memory or our fallen comrades of the 96th Infantry Division, U.S. Army who were killed on Leyte, Phillippines and Okinawa, Japan.

For all Deadeyes who fought with valor and distinction to defeat Imperial Japan during World War II.

Dedication of 96th Infantry Division Monument



96th Infantry Division


Also see PDF file of Monuments in Okinawa

Restored Monuments to Col. May and Brig. General Easley on Okinawa

Fort Douglas Museum

PDF document of 96th Infantry Division Okinawa Battle Heritage Exhibit.

June 14, 2003

Donation of the Original "Deadeyes Remembered"

Eldred World War II Museum

Division Display

Eldred, PA


MacArthur Memorial

96th Infantry Flag presented

Norfold, Virginia


Medal of Honor Memorial Building

Dedication of Beauford Anderson Hall.

Fort McCoy, Wisconsin

December 15, 2000

Click image to go to website honoring Beauford Anderson


Ft Cumming Field

Garden City, GA


Baseball Field

Honoring 2nd LT. Britt C Cumming KIA 29 April 1945 Okinawa

Camp White Museum    
Fort Lewis Museum more information needed  
Camp San Luis Obispo more information needed  


more information needed

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