Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
This commemorative area was dedicated on May 30, 1991 by her Honor the Mayor of Mesa, Peggy Rubach, in memory of these airmen who gave their lives in the cause of freedom while training at this airfield during World War II.
Neil Funk Lawrence J Janson
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1945.
Location. 33° 27.254′ N, 111° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mesa AZ 85215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Per Ardua Ad Astra (here, next to this marker); 3-Inch Mark 33 Deck Gun (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Gen Carl G. Schneider, USAF (Ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rear Admiral Hugh Dennis Wisely (USN, ret) (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1st Lieutenant Ralph Ambrose ONeill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Barrett Tillman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Captain Ted Elvans Lines (AAF) (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
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