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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

USS Franklin CV-13

The Ship That Wouldn't Die

 

19-March-1945, Inland Sea, Japan

 
USS Franklin CV-13 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2010
1. USS Franklin CV-13 Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the 917 men who lost their lives, the hundreds of wounded and those who survived.

Dedicated 22-September-1995


 
Erected 1995 by Big Ben Crew, Family, and Friends.
 
Location. 39° 46.763′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Touch for map. Marker (Memorial Wall #1, 002) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 47th Fighter Squadron (here, next to this marker); AC-130A Spectre Gunship II (here, next to this marker); SSgt Forrest Ray Cope (here, next to this marker); 504th Bomb Group (VH) (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Kaufmann, Colonel, USAF (here, next to this marker); USAF Pilot Class 1954E (here, next to this marker); Michael Slepecky, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Army Air Corps Flying Cadet Class 41-B (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. About the USS Frankliln.
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Memorial Wall #1
(Submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. USS Franklin (CV 13). (Submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. USS Franklin (CV-13) Photo Archive. (Submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpacePatriots & PatriotismWar, World IIWaterways & Vessels
 
Memorial Wall #1 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Memorial Wall #1
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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