One of every eight Americans served in uniform during WWII…more than 16 million.
Over 5,000 Bedford County citizens served in uniform and, when the war was over,
everyone did their best to get back to normal...getting on with their lives. Since
everyone was so involved with the war effort, they never built a monument to
Nearly 70 years after the end of the war…in 2014, Bedford County citizens built this WW2 Monument.
The pedestal lists the names of each Bedford County veteran who died during the war.
There's a MORSE CODE message carved into the pedestal top. Can you find it? Can you decipher it?
The statue was created by Wayne Hyde. Wayne lives in Manns Choice, PA, about 8 miles west of Bedford.