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Frank Maxwell Andrews

 
 
Frank Maxwell Andrews Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
1. Frank Maxwell Andrews Marker
Inscription.  Born in a house which stood here, Feb. 3, 1884, he graduated from the Military Academy in 1905. Originally a cavalry officer, he transferred to the Air Corps in 1917. In 1941 he commanded the Caribbean Defense Command, later U.S. Air Forces, Middle East: then was commanding general, European Theater of Operations. At the time of his death in Iceland, May 3, 1943, he held the Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and Order of the Crown of Italy.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 53.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 9.227′ N, 86° 46.524′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Memorial is on Lea Avenue east of 5th Avenue South, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 512 Lea Avenue, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Driver
Frank Maxwell Andrews Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 23, 2021
2. Frank Maxwell Andrews Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nettie Napier Day Home Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immaculate Mother Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nashville Plow Works (approx. ¼ mile away); The Nashville Brewery (approx. ¼ mile away); Captain Ryman's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lieutenant General Frank M. Andrews. Overview of military career, by U.S. Air Force. (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Frank Maxwell Andrews (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Air Force, circa 1943
3. Lt. Gen. Frank Maxwell Andrews
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 24, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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