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Marker Monday: Scotts Bluff Army Air Field

Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers.  Location Apron Dr, Western Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF), Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska View this marker’s location 41.869937, -103.5942 Marker Text During World War II, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: The Army’s Achilles’ Heel in the Civil War Plains Campaigns of 1864-65

On August 18, 1864, after hastily re-mustering at Omaha from their veteran furloughs, the men of the First Nebraska Volunteer Cavalry left for Fort Kearny. Instead of returning to Arkansas where it had spent the first half of 1864, the … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Ainsworth Army Air Field

Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers.    Location U.S. 20, Johnstown, Brown County, Nebraska View this marker’s location 42.560395, -100.0034 Marker Text Ainsworth Army Air Field, completed on November 30, … Continue reading

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Marker Monday: Alliance Army Air Field

Welcome to Marker Monday! Each Monday we will feature one of Nebraska’s hundreds of historical markers.  Location Perkins Rd, Rural, Alliance County, Nebraska View this marker’s location 42.091251, -102.8180 Marker Text In the spring of 1942 the U.S. Army selected … Continue reading

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