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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

F-4D Fighter Aircraft

Mig Killer - Vietnam War

 
 
F-4D Fighter Aircraft Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
1. F-4D Fighter Aircraft Marker
Inscription.

Flown by 117th Tactical
Brig Gen Steve Ritchie
Maj Larry Pettit

First Flight - 11 Nov 66
Transferred Davis-Monthan
4 Apr 89

Refurbished By 184th ARW
KSANG - 2004

 
Erected by Museum of the Kansas National Guard.
 
Location. 38° 56.815′ N, 95° 41.082′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, at the entrance to Forbes Field. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6700 S.W. Topeka Boulevard (U.S. Highway 75), Topeka KS 66619, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. UH-1H Huey Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capital of Kansas (approx. 3.8 miles away); Palm Park (approx. 3.8 miles away); Monroe School Neighborhood (approx. 6.3 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School? (approx. 6.3 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 6.3 miles away); How to Heat and Cool an Old School (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
More about this marker.
F-4D Phantom II image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
2. F-4D Phantom II
Marker is adjacent northwest of the museum.
 
Also see . . .
1. McDonnell-Douglas F-4D. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. F-4 Phantom II. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Brig Gen R. Steve Ritchie. (Submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, Vietnam
 
F-4D Phantom II image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
3. F-4D Phantom II
Museum of the Kansas National Guard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
4. Museum of the Kansas National Guard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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