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Barksdale AFB in Bossier Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Berlin Airlift Memorial

 
 
Berlin Airlift Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
1. Berlin Airlift Memorial
Inscription.
In memory of the United States
military personnel who served
on the Berlin Airlift
28 June 1948 to 30 September 1949.

 
Erected 2002 by the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association.
 
Location. 32° 30.733′ N, 93° 40.904′ W. Marker is in Barksdale AFB, Louisiana, in Bossier Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Shreveport Road and Lindbergh Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 88 Shreveport Road, Barksdale AFB LA 71110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the 44th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 344th Bomb Group (M) AAF Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 486th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hell's Angels" (within shouting distance of this marker); 34th Bomb Group Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Lewis Elton Lyle (within shouting distance of this marker); 1999 Omar N. Bradley Spirit of Independence Award (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Ira C. Eaker (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barksdale AFB.
 
More about this marker.
Monument is below the C-47 'Gooney Bird' propeller tip on the right side of photo. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
2. Monument is below the C-47 'Gooney Bird' propeller tip on the right side of photo.
Located at the Barksdale Air Force Base Global Power Museum, is open seven days a week from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. and is free to the public. Access is at the Northgate Road base entrance. A Government issued ID, (Drivers License, Passport etc.) is required to gain entry at the gate entrance.
 
Also see . . .  History from the Berlin Airlift Veterans Association website. (Submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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