William Darby Monument

General William O. Darby Monument
Cisterna Park

1001 Garrison Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas
submitted by Debbie Cusic

 

Wendy, thought you’d enjoy a great Fort Scott, Arkansas view. “Onward we stagger, and if the tanks come – may God help the tanks.
Ride On!”

Debbie, you were right! This is a fabulous monument and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a sculpted motorcycle!

 

William O. Darby was the commanding officer of the famous Darby’s Rangers during World War II. If you’re interested in learning more about the man, and the monument, check the links below.

 

A scene from the 1958 Darby’s Rangers starring James Garner

 

There is also a monument to Darby in Torbole, Italy. The video below features reenactors laying a wreath in his honor

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