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Pratt in Pratt County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

29th Bomb Group

Trained Here 1944 - 1945

 
 
29th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
1. 29th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.  We memorialize those of our Group who paid the ultimate price to preserve freedom for America
 
Erected 2003 by Veterans of the 29th Bomb Group.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 42.271′ N, 98° 44.422′ W. Marker is in Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and NE 40th Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 281. The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is located on the grounds of the Pratt Municipal Airport (former Pratt Army Air Field). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pratt KS 67124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroic Efforts of B-26 Aircrew (here, next to this marker); 40th Bomb Group VH (here, next to this marker); Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (here, next to this marker); 45th Bombardment Squadron (VH) Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); Pratt Army Air Field
B-29 All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 All Veterans Memorial
Looking east
Click or scan to see
this page online
(here, next to this marker); B-29 All Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Father Emil J. Kapaun (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pratt.
 
Also see . . .
1. 29th Bomb Group. Group official site (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. 20th Air Force Association. Association homepage (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. B-29 All Veterans Memorial, Pratt, Kansas. Facebook page (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
29th Bomb Group planes on Guam image. Click for full size.
via Pinterest, unknown
3. 29th Bomb Group planes on Guam
Aircraft from the 29th Bomb Group, 314th Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force on North Field, Guam.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 24, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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