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Seymour in Jackson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

B-25 Mitchell

 
 
B-25 Mitchell Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 16, 2008
1. B-25 Mitchell Marker
Inscription. In remembrance of those brave Tuskegee Airmen who served their country with courage, dedication and loyalty. 616th, 617th, 618th, & 619th Bomb Squadrons (M) of the 477th Bomb Group (M) March 1945 to May 1945
 
Location. 38° 55.527′ N, 85° 54.453′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Indiana, in Jackson County. Marker is on A Avenue 0.1 miles west of 1st Avenue East, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Freeman Army Airfield Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1035 A Avenue, Seymour IN 47274, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freeman Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indian Treaty Corner (approx. 1.5 miles away); 10 O'Clock Indian Treaty Line (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Freeman Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alexander McClure (approx. 2.6 miles away); Shieldstown Bridge (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jackson County W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away); All Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seymour.
 
Also see . . .  Freeman Field Mutiny [1945]. Tuskegee officers arrested for demonstrating against
B-25 Mitchell Marker and the Museum entrance. image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 16, 2008
2. B-25 Mitchell Marker and the Museum entrance.
Army Air Force racism at Freeman Field. (Submitted on November 21, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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