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Bristow in Creek County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF

 
 
Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
1. Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF Memorial
Inscription.
This U.S. Air Force propeller
is dedicated to
Major Quince L. Brown,
the 78th Fighter Group's
Top Ace of WWII (3-time Ace)
First pilot to strafe with a
P-47 (named Okie), he was
killed in action - Sept. 6, 1944

 
Erected by VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656.
 
Location. 35° 49.731′ N, 96° 24.314′ W. Marker is in Bristow, Oklahoma, in Creek County. Click for map. Memorial is on the grounds of VFW Wake Island Memorial Post 3656, off Veterans Memorial Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Bristow OK 74010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cpl Larry E. Caldwell, US Army (a few steps from this marker); 45th Infantry (Thunderbird) Division (within shouting distance of this marker); SFC Donald J. Hurt, US Army (within shouting distance of this marker); Cpl Peter W. Klingensmith (within shouting distance of this marker); AMM1 Clifford Murl Satterfield, US Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Gunboat Charleston (PG 51) (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Post 3656 War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ex-Prisoners of War and Those Missing In Action (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bristow.
Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 16, 2011
2. Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF Memorial

 
Also see . . .
1. Major Quince L. Brown, USAAF. (Submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. 4 Jan 1944 Incident Report of Lt Quince L. Brown. (Submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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