Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) Historical

Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.) Historical (HM1XYH)

Location: Mesa, AZ 85215 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 27.154', W 111° 44.123'

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Colonel Bruce Perry Crandall U.S. Army (Ret.)
1933 —

Colonel Bruce Crandall served two tours in Vietnam as a Army helicopter pilot, leading over 900 combat operations as commanding officer of his units, including the Battle of Ia Drang Valley, during which he saved more than 70 wounded soldiers and provided ammunition critical to the survival of 450 U.S. ground troops. For his gallantry he received the Medal of Honor. E retired from the Army in 1977 as a Lieutenant Colonel, later promoted full Colonel. In 2001 Crandall was an aviation consultant on the movie "We Were Soldiers" about the Ia Drang Valley battle in which he participated.     February 2013
Year Placed2013
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Date Added Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 431655 N 3701702
Decimal Degrees33.45256667, -111.73538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.154', W 111° 44.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 9.24" N, 111° 44' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2055 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa AZ 85215, US
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