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Near Neillsville in Clark County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
1. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
southwest face
Inscription.
Women Airforce
Service Pilots
W.A.S.P.
World War II
1942-1944

                              Dedicated July 31, 2006

 
Erected 2006.
 
Location. 44° 33.921′ N, 90° 40.036′ W. Marker is near Neillsville, Wisconsin, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Road 0.4 miles west of Clark Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at The Highground – Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: W7031 Ridge Road, Neillsville WI 54456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kilroy Was Here (here, next to this marker); The Korean War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Women Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); National Native American Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fragments (within shouting distance of this marker); Clark County Moraines (approx. 0.4 miles away); The White Pine in Neillsville History (approx. 3.1 miles away); Neillsville Post Office (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Neillsville.
 
Regarding Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument.
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
2. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
The text that encircles the base of the statue reads: "We live in the wind and the sand and our eyes are on the stars." The W.A.S.P. wings face the front on both the base of the statue and on the plaque.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Highground Veterans Memorial. WASP Tribute. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

2. Women Airforce Service Pilots. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

3. WASP Frequently Asked Questions. Wings Across America. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

4. National WASP World War II Museum. About The Museum. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 

5. The Graduate. Statue inside the National WASP World War II Museum. (Submitted on November 7, 2014.) 
 
Categories. War, World IIWomen
 
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
3. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
4. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 12, 2014
5. Women Airforce Service Pilots Monument
The Highground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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