Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Cobra Helicopter
The Cobra is fast, heavily armed, and highly maneuverable. It has proven to be a powerful combatant since it beginning in 1965.
Location. 34° 48.734′ N, 87° 37.445′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Veterans Park Drive 0.2 miles east of South Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located north of the Veterans Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 75mm Field Gun (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Colonel R. Edward Yeilding (a few steps from this marker); Anti-Tank Gun (a few steps from this marker); The Phantom “Gooney Bird” Propeller (within shouting distance of this marker); 16” Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Leslie Michael (within shouting distance of this marker); W.W. II Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Also see . . . Wikipedia - Bell AH-1 Cobra. The Bell AH-1 Cobra (company designation: Model 209) is a two-blade, single engine attack helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It was developed using the engine, transmission and rotor system of the Bell's UH-1 Iroquois. The AH-1 is also referred to as the Huey Cobra or Snake. (Submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.