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Perryville in Perry County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Capt. Raymond Littge

 
 
Capt. Raymond Littge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
1. Capt. Raymond Littge Marker
Inscription.  

Capt. Raymond Littge
Born in Altenburg October 18, 1923
Died for his country May 20, 1949
A member of 352nd Fighter Group
Credited with destroying 23 1/2 enemy planes
Missouri top-ranking fighter pilot of WWII
It earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross along with the Air Medal with 15 Oak Leaf Clusters
US Air Force
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, and the Valor in Aerial Operations series lists.
 
Location. 37° 43.535′ N, 89° 51.803′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Missouri, in Perry County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Jackson Street and West St. Maries Street, on the right when traveling north on North Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 W St Maries Street, Perryville MO 63775, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real (here, next to this marker); In Honor of those who served in the Military Forces of America
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(a few steps from this marker); Perry County Union Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Great American Eclipse of 2017 (within shouting distance of this marker); "We Shall Have Peace And Reconciliation" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
Capt. Raymond Littge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
2. Capt. Raymond Littge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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