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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Iron Mike

[The Airborne Trooper]

 
 
Iron Mike image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. Iron Mike
Inscription.
In honor of
Airborne Troopers
whose courage,
dedication, and
traditions make them
the world's finest
fighting soldiers

 
Erected 1961 by Fort Bragg.
 
Location. 35° 8.894′ N, 78° 59.459′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Randolph Street and Armistead Street, in the median on Randolph Street. Touch for map. Access to the monument is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bastogne Gables (approx. 0.4 miles away); Braxton Bragg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Bragg (approx. 1.3 miles away); DC-3/C-47 "Skytrain" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pope Airmen Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Airlifter's Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); C-119 "Packet" (approx. 1.4 miles away); Enlisted Personnel Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
More about this marker. The monument was dedicated on 23 September 1961.
 
Also see . . .  Iron Mike. (Submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Iron Mike Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. Iron Mike Marker

 
Categories. GovernmentHeroesMilitaryPatriots & Patriotism
 
Iron Mike Sculptor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
3. Iron Mike Sculptor Marker
Iron Mike Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
4. Iron Mike Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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