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East Farmingdale in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

World War II

 
 
World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
1. World War II Marker
Inscription.

The men and women of
Republic Aviation built
9,087 P-47 Thunderbolt
fighters in E. Farmingdale
for the USAAF: 1941-1945


 
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation marker series.
 
Location. 40° 44.443′ N, 73° 24.93′ W. Marker is in East Farmingdale, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Conklin Street and Fairchild Loop on Conklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmingdale NY 11735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central Park Cider Mill (approx. 3 miles away); Flying Field (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lindenhurst War Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Claus Kristian Clausen, U.S.N. (approx. 4.1 miles away); American Warrior (Copiague World War I Memorial) (approx. 4.2 miles away); Copiague World War I Immigrant Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Four Chaplains Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Suffolk County (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Republic Aviation (Wikipedia). "The Republic
World War II Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, February 28, 2018
2. World War II Marker - Wide View
The Museum of American Airpower and Republic Airport are visible in the background.
Aviation Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Originally known as the Seversky Aircraft Company, the company was responsible for the design and production of many important military aircraft, including its most famous products: World War II's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter, the F-84 Thunderjet and F-105 Thunderchief jet fighters, as well as the A-10 Thunderbolt II close-support aircraft." (Submitted on March 9, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceIndustry & CommerceWar, World II
 
<i>P-47 Thunderbolt</i> image. Click for full size.
By Stan Stokes / Department of Defense, American Forces Information Service, 1988
3. P-47 Thunderbolt
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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