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

Van Wingerden's Crew

58th Bomb Wing • 444th Bomb Group

— 676th Bomb Squadron —

 
 
Van Wingerden's Crew Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. Van Wingerden's Crew Marker
Inscription.  
Nicolas Van Wingerden
William C Jennings* • Wendell F Geiwitz*
Albert E Woltz* • Uline C Miller
Thomas J Maxham* • Samuel E Davis*
Kenneth C Carlson* • Rex T Phelps*
Martin T Warner • Scott C Baker*

 
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, on the right 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. Leslie J. Campbell Jr. (here, next to this marker); Crew 52 (here, next to this marker); Duke's Lead Crew (here, next to this marker); Great Bend AAF Ground Training Unit (here, next to this marker); Honey - V☐ 42 (here, next to this marker); Pacific Queen Z-35 (here, next to
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this marker); Rover Boys Express (here, next to this marker); Welch's Wolves (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Also see . . .
1. 444th Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 58th Bomb Wing Photos and Film. (Submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas. (Submitted on April 10, 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 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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