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World War II Memorial Park

 
 
World War II Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, July 11, 2015
1. World War II Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  
World War II Memorial Park

Dedicated to
The Men and Women Who Unselfishly
Served and Supported the
United States of America and its Allies
During World War II

 
Erected 1995 by Arizona Aerospace Foundation.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 32° 8.29′ N, 110° 52.007′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Memorial can be reached from East Valencia Road west of South Wilmot Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6000 East Valencia Road, Tucson AZ 85756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cessna U-3A (310) (within shouting distance of this marker); Budd RB-1 (within shouting distance of this marker); Piper U-11A (PA-23) (within shouting distance of this marker); Northrop YC-125A (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin 404 (within shouting distance of this marker); Westland HMA.8 (about 300 feet away, measured in a
World War II Memorial Park dedication plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, July 11, 2015
2. World War II Memorial Park dedication plaque
Col. I. R. Perkin (USAF ret.)
1915 to 2005

The Arizona Aerospace Foundation will be forever indebted to I. R. "Perk" Perkin for his tremendous vision, creativity, and dedication in the establishment of the Pima Air & Space Museum.
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direct line); Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (about 300 feet away); Grumman OV-IC (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
 
More about this marker. War memorial is located within the Pima Air and Space Museum.
 
Regarding World War II Memorial Park. The WWII Memorial Park is comprised of a brick wall with plaques containing local businesses and veterans who contributed to this memorial park in some fashion. The park itself is small and simple but provides a quiet area for museum visitors to sit and rest for a bit out of the hot Arizona sun, under a few trees that give shade to this park.
 
World War II Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, July 11, 2015
3. World War II Memorial Park Marker
World War II Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Douglass Halvorsen, July 11, 2015
4. World War II Memorial Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022