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Near Neillsville in Clark County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument

 
 
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
1. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
southwest face
Inscription.  
Women Airforce
Service Pilots
W.A.S.P.
World War II
1942-1944

                              Dedicated July 31, 2006

 
Erected 2006.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, World IIWomen. In addition, it is included in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) series list.
 
Location. 44° 33.921′ N, 90° 40.036′ W. Marker is near Neillsville, Wisconsin, in Clark County. Memorial can be reached from Ridge Road, 0.4 miles west of Clark Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is at The Highground – Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: W7031 Ridge Road, Neillsville WI 54456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kilroy Was Here (here, next to this marker); The Korean War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Women Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); National Native American Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
2. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Fragments (within shouting distance of this marker); Clark County Moraines (approx. 0.4 miles away); The White Pine in Neillsville History (approx. 3.1 miles away); Neillsville Post Office (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neillsville.
 
Regarding Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument. The text that encircles the base of the statue reads: "We live in the wind and the sand and our eyes are on the stars." The W.A.S.P. wings face the front on both the base of the statue and on the plaque.
 
Also see . . .
1. Women Airforce Service Pilots. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

2. WASP Frequently Asked Questions. Wings Across America. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

3. The Graduate. Statue inside the National WASP World War II Museum. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 
 
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
3. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
4. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
5. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
The Highground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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Jul. 5, 2022