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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Welch's Wolves

58th Bomb Wing • 444th Bomb Group

— 677th Bomb Squadron —

 
 
Welch's Wolves Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Welch's Wolves Marker
Inscription.  
Thomas Welch • James Johnson
Robert McKay • George Glover
Charles Vail • Robert McInerny
Allan Hanson • James Jones
Walter Grouten • James Vasbinder
Bob Kilburn • Hugh Polson
Am Reinhard

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Memorial is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue when traveling west. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kiley's Krew (here, next to this marker); Enola Gay (here, next to this marker); Deacon's Disciples (here, next to this marker); The Fickle Finger (here, next to this marker); Wichita Witch (here, next to this marker); This Is It (here, next to this marker); City of Flatbush (here, next to this marker); W. M. "Bill" Colvin (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
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Also see . . .
1. 444th Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 58th Bomb Wing Photos and Film. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas. (Submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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