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B-17 Bomber Memorial

B-17 BOMBER MEMORIAL
In Grant County, Arkansas
From Sheridan, AR, on Hwy. 35, go abt. 5 miles north,
to Grant County Road 51, turn east (right), go 2 miles.
Monument will be on the right side of the road.


Drawing of B-17 on top of Monument

2ND LT.
GEORGE H. DAVIS
DUBUQUE, IA. PILOT

2ND LT.
PHILIP E. NIEWOLAK
DUNKIRK, N.Y. BOMBDR.
2ND LT.
ROBT. V. TURCHETTO
NUTLEY, N.J. CO-PILOT
2ND LT.
LEO E. DOLAN
ST. LOUIS, MO NAV
T/SGT.
PETER K. IKANOVICH
BISBEE, ARIZ
T/SGT.
DEWITT H. TYLER
PORTERVILLE, CALIF.
S/SGT.
ARTHUR N. POTTER
SUTTON, MASS.
S/SGT.
DAVID E. SECORSKI
DETROIT, MICH.
S/SGT.
KENNETH D. CAIN
HOBBS, N.M.
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AT THIS PLACE THESE NINE U.S. ARMY FLIERS FROM
SMOKY HILL ARMY AIR FIELD, SALINA, KANSAS
WHILE IN THE PERFORMANCE OF DUTY TO THEIR
COUNTRY, WENT DOWN WITH THEIR FLYING
FORTRESS AND WERE KILLED AT 4 P.M.
MARCH 12, 1943
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ERECTED BY
ROTARY CLUB --- AMERICAN LEGION
YOUNG BUSINESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION
OF SHERIDAN, ARKANSAS
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AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE
MORNING, WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM.
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NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
ARKANSAS GAZETTE



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For transcriptions of the above articles, go to: transcriptions of articles...

If you have any further information about any of these nine men, such as birthdates, obituaries, or family info, please contact me.
I will add their information to the page.


Photos and news articles scans are by Charlotte Curlee Ramsey
Photos of monument taken May 31, 2003
Submitted by Charlotte Ramsey, Raymond Ramsey, and Faro 'Butch Maniaci.