(0.6 Miles East)At 6:05 A.M. on Friday, April 20, 1945, twenty-five Army Air Corps officers and enlisted men left Midland Army Air Field in a C-47 transport plane en route to Berry Army Air Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The flight crew consisted of the pilot, First Lieutenant James A. Bailey; the co-pilot, Captain John R. Rawls; and the flight engineer, Sergeant William H. Edwards. It was Sergeant Edwards' 36th birthday. Included among the passengers were eight officers and fourteen enlisted men.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 369385 N 3587379|
|Decimal Degrees||32.41585000, -100.38906667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 24.951', W 100° 23.344'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 24' 57.06" N, 100° 23' 20.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4193-4577 TX-70, Sweetwater TX 79556, US|
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