Historic Markers Across Georgia



F-84F Thunderstreak



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Location: on Cannon Rd near the visitors center in the Veterans Memorial Park, US 280 west of Cordele, GA.
County: Crisp
Coordinates: N 31° 57.51    W 083° 54.673
  31.9585    -83.91121
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: None
 



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The Republic F-84F Thunderstreak fighter-bomber was produced in 1952 by Republic Aviation Corporation, Long Island, N.Y. This jet was outfitted with a low altitude bombing system (LABS) used to aim nuclear bombs. The F-series was the first F-84´s to have a swept-wing configuration.



 

 

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