NEW Memorial Markers

Milligan Memorial Committee
for the World War II Fatal Air Crashes
near Milligan, Nebraska

Post Dedication Activities

Text Language & Location of Markers

Minutes of Previous Meetings

Press Releases

Meet the Airmen

Information on the airmen and crash of October 25, 1943

Information on the airmen and crash of May 10, 1944

Information on the airmen and crash of September 8, 1944

Dedication Activities

Contact Information for Committee Members

Related web sites

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As NBC's Mike Leonard reports, Milligan, Neb., will never mentioned in the same breath as Normandy or Iwo Jima, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be mentioned at all.   (Adobe Flash required to view; if no picture appears below, please click here.)

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Committee members
Back Row: Kathy Rishling Judy Filipi, Dennis Steeby, Dorothy Novak, Shirley Brunkow; Front Row: Roma Bigelow, Janet Bartels, Merle Buzek

Coverage of the Dedication Activities by the Media

The Committee’s Goal

Sponsor Nebraska State Historical Markers to commemorate the three fatal WWII air crashes that occurred near Milligan, Nebraska, on October 25, 1943, May 10, 1944 and September 8, 1944, and to honor the airmen involved.