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Cortlandt Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Countess Lucille VI

 
 
Countess Lucille VI Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
1. Countess Lucille VI Marker
Inscription.
Countess Lucille VI
This M-48 tank was erected by Camp Smith in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Frank J. Costanza, New York Army National Guard. Warrior and citizen soldier, he served as Post Maintenance Supervisor from 1980 to 1991. A veteran of the North Africa and Italian campaigns in World War II, he had five M-4 Sherman tanks, all named after his wife Lucille, destroyed under him by enemy action. He was the recipient of three Bronze Stars and four Purple Hearts for gallantry in action.
1992

 
Erected 1992 by Camp Smith.
 
Location. 41° 17.921′ N, 73° 56.503′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Bear Mountain Bridge Road and Camp Smith Drive, on the right when traveling north on Bear Mountain Bridge Road. Click for map. Located next to the entrance of Camp Smith. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Jan Peeck Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House
Countess Lucille VI Tank image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
2. Countess Lucille VI Tank
(approx. half a mile away); Peekskill F.D.N.Y. Memorial (approx. one mile away); Peekskill Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peekskill World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cortlandt Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Teachers Park (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
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Countess Lucille VI Tank image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
3. Countess Lucille VI Tank
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 638 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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