Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This commemorative area was dedicated on May 30, 1991 by her Honor the Mayor of Mesa, Peggy Rubach, in memory of these airmen who gave their lives in the cause of freedom while training at this airfield during World War II.
Neil Funk Lawrence J Janson
Location. 33° 27.254′ N, 111° 43.812′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker can be reached from Fighter Access Road. Touch for map. Marker is in Falcon Field Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Per Ardua Ad Astra (here, next to this marker); 3-Inch Mark 33 Deck Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose ONeill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barrett Tillman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.