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Near Stanley in Custer County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Langer Monument

 
 
Langer Monument image. Click for full size.
By Jerry W., June 28, 2015
1. Langer Monument
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  In memory of Charley J. Langer, District Forest Ranger, Challis National Forest, Pilot Captain Bill Kelly and Co-Pilot Arthur A. Crofts of the U.S. Army killed in an airplane crash April 5, 1943 near this point while searching for survivors of an Army bomber crew. Monument maintained by descendants of Charley J. Langer.
 
Erected by U.S. Forest Service.
 
Location. 44° 27.963′ N, 115° 6.192′ W. Marker is near Stanley, Idaho, in Custer County. Marker is on Seafoam Road NF-008, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley ID 83278, United States of America.
 
Also see . . .
1. Capt William Wiley “Bill” Kelly (1919-1943) - Find A Grave Memorial. (Submitted on May 21, 2018.)
2. Arthur Alexander Crofts, Jr (1920-1943) - Find A Grave Memorial. (Submitted on May 21, 2018.)
3. History of the Challis National Forest, Airplane Crashes 1943. See pages 232-237. (Submitted on May 21, 2018.) 

4. Survivor by Lt George W Smith. B-17 Crash Report 1943 (Submitted on May 21, 2018.) 

5. Charles Joseph “Charley” Langer (1904-1943) - Find A Grave Memorial
Langer Monument image. Click for full size.
By Jerry W., June 28, 2015
2. Langer Monument
. (Submitted on May 23, 2018.)
 
Categories. DisastersWar, World II
 
Original Monument Dedication image. Click for full size.
3. Original Monument Dedication
Langer's daughter is on the left (Mary Ann Langer Smith), and his son is on the right (Charley J Langer Jr).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2018. This page has been viewed 120 times since then. Last updated on May 23, 2018, by Kris of Boise, Idaho. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2018.   3. submitted on May 26, 2018. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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