Major Willard G Palm - Topeka, Ks
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N 39° 00.023 W 095° 42.012
15S E 266168 N 4320288
Quick Description: This memorial is located in front of the entrance to Major Palm Park located at 1815 SW 37th.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2009 8:02:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM6PTX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
The main marker reads:

Willard G. Palm and his fellow crew members *Maj. Eugene E. Posa, *Capt. Oscar L. Goforth, *Capt. Dean B. Phillips, Capt. Freeman B. Olmstead, Capt. John R. McKone, were shot down over Barents Sea July 1, 1960, by a Russian fighter plane while on a peaceful reconnaissance mission. *Died in this incident. Ordained by the Topeka City Commission July 3, 1962.

E.J. Camp, Mayor
Preston Hale Louis Howard
Frank Warren Charles Wright

small marker)
The Military Order of the World Wars


This day, November 11, 2005, we proclaim that this Memorial "Major Palm Park" has been recorded and is available for access on the Topeka Chapter Web Site.

Commander, LTC Stanley Sutton
Adjutant, Col Robert Tindall, Jr.
Topeka Chapter No. 88

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Type of memorial: Monument

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