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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

1Lt Karl W. Richter

Killed in Action July 28, 1967, North Vietnam

 

—Of The Warrior Breed —

 
1Lt Karl W. Richter image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
1. 1Lt Karl W. Richter
Inscription.

"Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?...
Here am I. Send me."
Isaiah 6:8

"Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life to be sure is nothing much to lose, but young men think it is, and we were young."
A.E. Housman

[Unveiled 13 June 1992]

 
Erected 1992 by United States Air Force and City of Montgomery.
 
Location. 32° 22.987′ N, 86° 20.723′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Chennault Circle east of Twining Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Memorial is in the Maxwell Air Park. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Republic F-105D "Thunderchief" (a few steps from this marker); McDonnell Douglas F-4D "Phantom II" (a few steps from this marker); McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo" (a few steps from this marker); North American F-100D "Super Sabre" (a few steps from this marker); Monument to Powered Flight (within shouting distance
1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
2. 1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker
of this marker); North American F-86A "Sabre" (within shouting distance of this marker); British and Commonwealth Pilots Trained in the U.S.A. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dedication of Richter Memorial. (Submitted on April 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Karl Wendell Richter at Virtual Wall. (Submitted on April 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
3. 1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker
1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
4. 1Lt Karl W. Richter Marker
1Lt Karl W. Richter Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2012
5. 1Lt Karl W. Richter Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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