Colonel Francis "Gabby" Gabreski

Colonel Francis "Gabby" Gabreski (HM144B)

Location: Oil City, PA 16301 Venango County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 26.486', W 79° 42.439'

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A US Air Force pilot, he was a leading fighter ace during WWII and the Korean War. He taught fighter tactics to his pilots as squadron commander. He was highly decorated by the US and its allied partners. The son of Polish immigrants, he was born and raised in Oil City.
HM NumberHM144B
Year Placed2011
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 607989 N 4588568
Decimal Degrees41.44143333, -79.70731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 26.486', W 79° 42.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 26' 29.16" N, 79° 42' 26.34" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 410 Seneca St, Oil City PA 16301, US
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