© Photographed September 12, 2016
Minong, Washburn County, Wisconsin
The statue is to honor
all community veterans
MILTON "BUD" PEVONKA
both of whom served
gallantly in WWII
as veterans of
The Battle of the Bulge
The memorial is located at Josiah Bond Memorial Park at the northwest corner of the intersection of West 5th Avenue and Old Highway 53, Minong, Wisconsin 54859.
The Battle of the Bulge (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945) was the last major German offensive campaign of World War II. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region of Wallonia in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg on the Western Front towards the end of World War II in the European theatre. The surprise attack caught the Allied forces completely off guard. American forces bore the brunt of the attack and incurred their highest casualties for any operation during the war. The battle also severely depleted Germany's armoured forces on the Western Front, and they were largely unable to replace them. German personnel, and later Luftwaffe aircraft (in the concluding stages of the engagement), also sustained heavy losses.
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The memorial is visible in the distance, in the center of the photo.
The memorial is located at Josiah Bond Memorial Park.
The memorial is located in Minong, Wisconsin.