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Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F.

 
 
Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 6, 2019
1. Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F. Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated
In Memory Of
Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F.
Who gave his life on April 25, 1980
during an attempt to rescue
U.S. Embassy hostages in Iran

 
Location. 41° 48.068′ N, 72° 14.52′ W. Marker is in Storrs, Connecticut, in Tolland County. Memorial is at the intersection of S Eagleville Road (Connecticut Route 275) and Storrs Road (Connecticut Route 195), on the left when traveling east on S Eagleville Road. Located at Mansfield Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 S Eagleville Road, Storrs Mansfield CT 06268, 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. VFW Post 9800 Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eight Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker); 604 Gilbert (approx. 0.4 miles away); 603 Gilbert (approx. half a mile away); Benjamin Franklin Koons (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Horsebarn Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mansfield World War II Memorial
Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 6, 2019
2. Capt. Harold L. Lewis Jr. U.S.A.F. Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Mansfield World War I Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Storrs.
 
Also see . . .  Operation Eagle Claw (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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