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Devil's Triangle Mystery

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Location: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
County: Broward
Waymark: None


Dedicated to all U. S. Naval Aviators who served at Naval Air Station, Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport) during World War II.

In particular, to those officers and crewmen flying five Avenger Torpedo Bombers from this Naval Air Station on 5 December 1945 who mysteriously disappeared in what has become known as DEVIL´S TRIANGLE.

Lt. Charles G. Taylor, Commanding: Joseph Tipton Bossi, Robert Gallivan, Robert Gruebel, George Paonessa, Edward Powers, Jr., Herman Thelander, George Devlin, ForrestJ. Gerber, William Lightfoot, Walter Parpart, Jr., George Stivers, Howell Thompson, Bert Valuk, Jr.

Dedicated by Broward County Women´s Council, Navy League of the United States 1971