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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Duke's Lead Crew

58th Bomb Wing 444th Bomb Group

 

679th Bomb Squadron

 
Duke's Lead Crew Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Duke's Lead Crew Marker
Inscription.

FC "Duke" Steinemann Russell A Heilman
William J Drummy III Max J Etra
Joseph R Hampton Rodney E Willitts
George E Gardner Everett W Cords
Carl L Haase John L Austin
Lawrence D Sand Malcolm J Setzer
Loney G Boggess

 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leslie J. Campbell Jr. (here, next to this marker); Crew 52 (here, next to this marker); Great Bend AAF Ground Training Unit (here, next to this marker); Honey - V■42 (here, next to this marker); Pacific Queen Z-35 (here, next to this marker); Rover Boys Express (here, next to this marker); Welch's Wolves (here, next to this marker); Van Wingerden's Crew (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .
1. 444th Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas

2. 58th Bomb Wing Photos and Film. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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