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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Iron Mike

[The Airborne Trooper]

 
 
Iron Mike image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. Iron Mike
Inscription.  
In honor of
Airborne Troopers
whose courage,
dedication, and
traditions make them
the world's finest
fighting soldiers

 
Erected 1961 by Fort Bragg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 35° 8.894′ N, 78° 59.459′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Randolph Street and Armistead Street, in the median on Randolph Street. Access to the monument is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, 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. Bastogne Gables (approx. 0.4 miles away); Braxton Bragg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Bragg (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ft. Bragg School Integration (approx. 1.3 miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
More about this marker. The monument was dedicated on 23 September 1961.
 
Also see . . .  Iron Mike. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Iron Mike Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. Iron Mike Marker
Iron Mike Sculptor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
3. Iron Mike Sculptor Marker
Iron Mike Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
4. Iron Mike Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,080 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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