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Great Bend in Barton County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

This Is It

58th BW 444th BG 677th BS

 
 
This Is It Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 13, 2012
1. This Is It Marker
Inscription.

John A Dunn* Arwin C Hook*
John J Buckley III* Rufus E. S. Henry*
Edward C. Johnston John T Juracek Jr*
James E O'Donnell Philip Wolk
Loney G Boggess Ralph L Heffernan
Lloyd G McNamee

 
Location. 38° 20.836′ N, 98° 50.99′ W. Marker is in Great Bend, Kansas, in Barton County. Marker is on 6th Street west of Airport Road/SW 40th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the B-29 Memorial Plaza at Great Bend Municipal Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Great Bend KS 67530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leslie J. Campbell Jr. (here, next to this marker); Crew 52 (here, next to this marker); Duke's Lead Crew (here, next to this marker); Great Bend AAF Ground Training Unit (here, next to this marker); Honey - V■42 (here, next to this marker); Pacific Queen Z-35 (here, next to this marker); Rover Boys Express (here, next to this marker); Welch's Wolves (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Bend.
 
Regarding This Is It. Asterisk means died in service.
 
Also see . . .
1. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. B-29 Memorial Plaza, Great Bend, Kansas
. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Boeing B-29 "Superfortress". (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 444th Bombardment Group Association. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. 58th Bomb Wing Photos and Film. (Submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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