Pratt, Kansas: Norden Bombsight Vaults

Veterans memorial at a former B-29 bomber base includes concrete vaults where secret Norden Bombsights were stored during World War II.

Pratt Regional Airport

Address:
Barker Ave., Pratt, KS
Directions:
Pratt Regional Airport. From downtown Pratt drive north on Main St./US-281 for four miles. Turn left at the Airport sign. The parking lot for the memorial is behind the aircraft on poles.
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B-29 All Veterans Memorial

B-29 All Veterans Memorial

The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is at Pratt Regional Airport.

[Gan Nunnally, 08/02/2020]

The memorial stands at the entrance to the former Pratt Army Airfield, whose sole purpose was to train B-29 "Superfortress" bomber crews. According the memorial's signage, its adjacent concrete vaults were used to store top secret Norden Bombsights during World War II.


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