B-25 Mitchell Marker

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Inscription.   In remembrance of those brave Tuskegee Airmen who served their country with courage, dedication and loyalty. 616th, 617th, 618th, & 619th Bomb Squadrons (M) of the 477th Bomb Group (M) March 1945 to May 1945

Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Tuskegee Airmen series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1945.

Location. 38° 55.527′ N, 85° 54.453′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Indiana, in Jackson County. Marker is on A Avenue, 0.1 miles west of 1st Avenue East, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in front of the Freeman Army Airfield Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1035 A Avenue, Seymour IN 47274, United States of America. Touch for directions.

Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freeman Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Indian Treaty Corner (approx. 1½ miles away); 10 O’Clock Indian Treaty Line (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Freeman Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alexander McClure (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Reno Gang (approx. 2.6 miles away); Shieldstown Bridge (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jackson County W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seymour.

Also see . . .  Freeman Field Mutiny [1945]. Tuskegee officers arrested for demonstrating against Army Air Force racism at Freeman Field. (Submitted on November 21, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)

Source: The Historical Marker Database