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

29th Bomb Group

Trained Here 1944 - 1945

 
 
29th Bomb Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
1. 29th Bomb Group Marker
Inscription.

We memorialize those of
our Group who paid the
ultimate price to preserve
freedom for America

 
Erected 2003 by Veterans of the 29th Bomb Group.
 
Location. 37° 42.271′ N, 98° 44.422′ W. Marker is in Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and NE 40th Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 281. Touch for map. The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is located on the grounds of the Pratt Municipal Airport (former Pratt Army Air Field). Marker is in this post office area: Pratt KS 67124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroic Efforts of B-26 Aircrew (here, next to this marker); 40th Bomb Group VH (here, next to this marker); Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (here, next to this marker); 45th Bombardment Squadron (VH) Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); Pratt Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); B-29 All Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Father Emil J. Kapaun (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pratt.
 
Also see . . .
1. 29th Bomb Group Official Site
B-29 All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 All Veterans Memorial
Looking east
. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 20th Air Force Association. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. B-29 All Veterans Memorial, Pratt, Kansas. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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