6th Bomb Group

6th Bomb Group (HM14NK)

Location: Grand Island, NE 68803 Hall County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 56.805', W 98° 21.567'

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24 Bomb Sqd. · 39 Bomb Sqd. · 40 Bomb Sqd.

— 1944 · B-29 C.B.I.-Guam-Saipan-Tinian · 1945 —

The men and women of the 6th Bomb Group Association thank the people of Grand Island for their warm hospitality when we trained here in 1944/1945 before leaving for the Pacific Theatre of War to fly 1,750 World War II B-29 combat missions over Japan.

We of the 20th Air Force were the first to use air power to end a major war without an invasion of the enemy's homeland.

This 16' 7" propellor [sic] is just one of the four which pulled each giant B-29 into the sky!

Oct. 1993

Designed by Ed Allgor
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HM NumberHM14NK
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByThe 6th Bomb Group Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 5:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 553914 N 4533043
Decimal Degrees40.94675000, -98.35945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 56.805', W 98° 21.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 56' 48.30" N, 98° 21' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)308
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2450 N Broadwell Ave, Grand Island NE 68803, US
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