World War II Glider Pilots

World War II Glider Pilots (HM208D)

Location: Lubbock, TX 79403 Lubbock County
Buy Texas State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 33° 39.47', W 101° 49.913'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 63 views
Inscription

In memory of all World War II Glider
Pilots who received advance training
and silver "G" wings at South Plains
Army Air Field, Lubbock Texas during
the period of 13 July 1942
through 15 January 1945.

These volunteers flew fragile, unarmed
gliders on eight major airborne invasions
of Europe and Southeast Asia. Many paid
the supreme sacrifice for their country.

Presented to the City of Lubbock
by

The National WW II Glider Pilots Association
"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers"
19 April 1997

Waco, 15-man, glider (CG-4A)
Details
HM NumberHM208D
Tags
Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe National WW II Glider Pilots Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 237396 N 3727816
Decimal Degrees33.65783333, -101.83188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.47', W 101° 49.913'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 28.2" N, 101° 49' 54.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6304 N Cedar Ave, Lubbock TX 79403, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?