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East Farmingdale in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II

 
 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.  

The men and women of
Republic Aviation built
9,087 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters in E. Farmingdale
for the USAAF: 1941-1945


 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceIndustry & CommerceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 40° 44.443′ N, 73° 24.93′ W. Marker is in East Farmingdale, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Conklin Street and Fairchild Loop on Conklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NY 11735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. SUNY Farmingdale (approx. 0.9 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Abigail E. Leonard (approx. 1.1 miles away); Farmingdale War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale World War II Memorial (approx.
World War II Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
2. World War II Marker - Wide View
The Museum of American Airpower and Republic Airport are visible in the background.
1.7 miles away); Farmingdale Korea and Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Farmingdale Honor Roll World War 1917-1918 (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Farmingdale.
 
Also see . . .  Republic Aviation (Wikipedia). "The Republic Aviation Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Originally known as the Seversky Aircraft Company, the company was responsible for the design and production of many important military aircraft, including its most famous products: World War II's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, the F-84 Thunderjet and F-105 Thunderchief jet fighters, as well as the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-support aircraft." (Submitted on March 9, 2018.) 
 
<i>P-47 Thunderbolt</i> image. Click for full size.
By Stan Stokes / Department of Defense, American Forces Information Service, 1988
3. P-47 Thunderbolt
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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