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Wichita Witch

73rd BW 498th BG 874th BS

 
 
Wichita Witch Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Wichita Witch Marker
Inscription.

Guy T Dobbs Robert M Rowlin*
Stanley Rabicki (POW) Kenneth E Beyer*
John W Ray* Clarence B. Hewlett*
Morris R Tyler* Edward M Sieniewicz*
Richard E Sandlin (POW) Kenneth A Seely*
Gerald J Westerman*
Aircraft No. 42-246654

 
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); Duke's Lead Crew (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). Click for a list of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Regarding Wichita Witch. Asterisk means died in service.
 
Also see . . .
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas

1. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Boeing B-29 "Superfortress". (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 20th Air Force Organizational Structure. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 73rd Bomb Wing Photos and Film. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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