C-47 Sky Train Historical

C-47 Sky Train Historical (HM1VRM)

Location: Hurlburt Field, FL 32544 Okaloosa County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 24.871', W 86° 42.012'

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This memorial is dedicated to the tradition, courage and sacrifice of those who value her in the defense of this nation.

Of all the airplanes ever built, the C-47 has far surpassed the others in faithful service, dependability and achievement.

Affectionately known as the "Gooney Bird" she was used extensively in World War II, the Berlin Airlift, Korea and Southeast Asia.

This grand old lady has been shot up, shot down, bent almost beyond recognition, but never obliterated.

Born in the days of wooden propellers, she is still flying.

Dedicated 9 June 1973
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Year Placed1973
Placed ByThe Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 528794 N 3364756
Decimal Degrees30.41451667, -86.70020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.871', W 86° 42.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 52.26" N, 86° 42' 0.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Oneal Ave, Hurlburt Field FL 32544, US
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