Boise City in Cimarron County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Boise City Bombed
July 5, 1993
Erected by Boise City Chamber of Commerce and Cimarron County Historical Society.
Location. 36° 43.79′ N, 102° 30.751′ W. Marker is in Boise City, Oklahoma, in Cimarron County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 325) and Cimarron Avenue (U.S. 385), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at the northeast corner of the traffic circle. Marker is in this post office area: Boise City OK 73933, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. The Mormon Battalion in the Oklahoma Panhandle (within shouting distance of this marker).
Also see . . .
1. The WWII Bombing of Boise City in Oklahoma. This accidental bombing made Boise City famous; it is the only continental American town to be bombed during World War II. (Submitted on May 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
2. Bombed-Out Boise City. 2015 article by David Dary in This Land Magazine. “It was about half past midnight on July 5, 1943. The heat of the day had given way to the usual cooling that occurs during the summer (Submitted on March 11, 2015.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 717 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.