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Countess Lucille VI

 
 
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1. Countess Lucille VI Marker
Inscription.  
Countess Lucille VI
This M-48 tank was erected by Camp Smith in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Frank J. Costanza, New York Army National Guard. Warrior and citizen soldier, he served as Post Maintenance Supervisor from 1980 to 1991. A veteran of the North Africa and Italian campaigns in World War II, he had five M-4 Sherman tanks, all named after his wife Lucille, destroyed under him by enemy action. He was the recipient of three Bronze Stars and four Purple Hearts for gallantry in action.
1992

 
Erected 1992 by Camp Smith.
 
Location. 41° 17.921′ N, 73° 56.503′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Bear Mountain Bridge Road and Camp Smith Drive, on the right when traveling north on Bear Mountain Bridge Road. Located next to the entrance of Camp Smith. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Jan Peeck Bridge
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By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
2. Countess Lucille VI Tank
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House (approx. half a mile away); Peekskill F.D.N.Y. Memorial (approx. one mile away); Peekskill Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Peekskill World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cortlandt Civil War Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Teachers Park (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
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Countess Lucille VI Tank image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 24, 2010
3. Countess Lucille VI Tank
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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