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Lithuania Square

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Lithuanian Flyers Memorial

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  • Location: Union Avenue, Stagg, S. 2nd, and Hewes Streets
  • Sculptor: Bruno Mankowski
  • Description: Flagstaff base with relief plaque
  • Materials: Sherwood pink, black granite (polished), aluminum
  • Dimensions: H: 6' W: 7' D: 7'; Plaque H: 20" W: 20"
  • Dedicated: 1957
  • Foundry: Forman Co., Brooklyn, NY
  • Donor: Gift of the Lithuanians of Greater New York
  • Inscription: LEFT: SI SAVO SKRIDIMA / SKIRIAME IR AUKOJAME / TAU / JAUNOJI LIETUVA/

    BACK: ERECTED BY THE LITUANIANS / OF GREATER NEW YORK / 1957/

    RIGHT: TO THE LITHUANIAN FLYERS / DARIUS AND GIRENAS / WHO CONQUERED THE ATLANTIC / NEW YORK TO KAUNAS / JUNE 15, 1933/

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