Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
1Lt Karl W. Richter
Killed in Action July 28, 1967, North Vietnam
—Of The Warrior Breed —
Here am I. Send me."
"Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life to be sure is nothing much to lose, but young men think it is, and we were young."
[Unveiled 13 June 1992]
Erected 1992 by United States Air Force and City of Montgomery.
Location. 32° 22.987′ N, 86° 20.723′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Chennault Circle east of Twining Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is in the Maxwell Air Park. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Republic F-105D "Thunderchief" (a few steps from this marker); McDonnell Douglas F-4D "Phantom II" (a few steps from this marker); McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo" (a few steps from this marker); North American F-100D "Super Sabre" (a few steps from this marker); Monument to Powered Flight (within shouting distance North American F-86A "Sabre" (within shouting distance of this marker); British and Commonwealth Pilots Trained in the U.S.A. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boeing B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
Also see . . . Dedication of Richter Memorial. (Submitted on April 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Vietnam •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 554 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 20, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.