U.S. Air Force Atlas Missile Site

U.S. Air Force Atlas Missile Site (HM10RH)

Location: Nebraska City, NE 68410 Otoe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 40.562', W 95° 56.118'

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The Atlas-F ICBM (operational 1961-65) was an important component of national defense during the Cold War. Twelve Atlas sites, one located half a mile west, were manned by the 551st Strategic Missile Squadron, Lincoln Air Force Base.

On November 22, 1964, a crew from this site died in a plane crash a mile south of here. The victims were Maj. Lee Craft, 1st Lt. Chester Higgenbotham, S/Sgt. Harold Hrenchir, A/1C Donald Moore, A/2C David Theriot, and pilot Maj. Robert Wilson.
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HM NumberHM10RH
Series This marker is part of the Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society series
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Marker Number468
Year Placed2009
Placed ByS/Sgt Rudy D. Burd, Nebraska City Power Partner, and Nebraska State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 251915 N 4506938
Decimal Degrees40.67603333, -95.93530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 40.562', W 95° 56.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 40' 33.72" N, 95° 56' 7.08" W
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Area Code(s)402
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207-215 County Rd 56, Nebraska City NE 68410, US
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