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Forced to Capitulate by Command or Shot out of the Sky:

 
 
Forced to Capitulate by Command or Shot out of the Sky Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, May 22, 2021
1. Forced to Capitulate by Command or Shot out of the Sky Marker
Inscription.  

Muscogee Warriors remained defiant as prisoners of war

Barnett, Austin ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Bevenue, Merrill D ~ USAAC (Corregidor. Philippines ~ WW II) · Bruner, Merrill D ~ USA (ANSU, Korea ~ Korean War) · Coon, Phillip W ~ USA (Bataan, Philippines ~ WW II) · Ellis, Willie ~ USAAC (Corregidor, Philippines ~ WW II) · Fish, Sammie ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Grayson, Ben ~ USA (Corregidor, Philippines ~ WW II) · Hartung, John A ~ USMC (Wake Island ~ WW II) · Hughes, William A ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Mchenry, Wayne W ~ USAAC (Corregidor, Philippines ~ WW II) · McQueen, Norman ~ USA (Pusan, Korean War ~ Killed in Captivity) · Phillips, Jr.. Daniel ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Riley, John F ~ USA (Hoengsong, Korea ~ Korean War ~ Killed in Captivity) · Sarty, William W ~ USA (Bataan, Philippines ~ WW II Killed in Captivity) · Scott, Sampson B ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Wiley, Adam ~ USAAF (Shot down over Ploesti, Romania ~ WW II) · Woods, Robert L ~ USA (Ardennes Forest, Belgium ~ WW II) · Wright, Vernon L ~ USAF
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(Shot down over North Korea ~ Korean War)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, KoreanWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 38.759′ N, 95° 57.542′ W. Marker is in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, in Okmulgee County. Memorial is on State Highway 56 east of U.S. 75, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Okmulgee OK 74447, 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. Ernest Childers (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Lt. Kenneth Strang Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Bank of Okmulgee (approx. 1.7 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 1.7 miles away); Creek Council House Capitol Of The Muscogee Nation (approx. 1.7 miles away); Creek Capitol (approx. 1.8 miles away); Samuel Checote (approx. 1.8 miles away); Okmulgee County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Okmulgee.
 
Forced to Capitulate by Command or Shot out of the Sky Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, May 22, 2021
2. Forced to Capitulate by Command or Shot out of the Sky Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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