Harrod in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The UH-1 "Huey” helicopter 1s commonly referred to as the workhorse of the Vietnam War. It was responsible for life-saving medical evacuation, troop and cargo movement, and when equipped as a gunship, could offer very close and intense fire support. Tail number 587 served in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967 with the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company. Close examination of the aircraft reveals that major repairs have been made and several patched bullet holes have been found.
The helicopter currently carries the markings from the 176th Assault Helicopter Company, Chu Lai, South Vietnam.
Given in memory of the men of the 176th Assault Helicopter Company who gave their lives in Vietnam.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
Location. 40° 42.57′ N, 83° 55.231′ W. Marker is in Harrod, Ohio, in Allen County. Memorial is on East 2nd Street east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E 2nd St, Harrod OH 45850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Army Helicopter UH-1H (here, POW★MIA (here, next to this marker); Remember Pearl Harbor (a few steps from this marker); M-60 A3 Tank (a few steps from this marker); American Revolution (a few steps from this marker); Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Texas (CGN 39) (within shouting distance of this marker); 155 MM Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrod.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.