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SR-71 Gallery


A memorial near the SR-71. It reads

Dedicated to those valiant strategic airborne reconnaissance crewmembers who gave their lives during the Cold War, and to their families whose sacrifice continues.

September 6, 1996

We must never forget that freedom is never really free. It is the most costly thing in the world. Freedom is never paid in a lump sum. Installments come due in every generation. All any of us can do is offer the generations that follow a chance for freedom.

Strategic reconnaissance memorial by the SR-71 at the Strategic Air & Space.
Time picture taken Sun Jul 27 08:57:46 2008
Location picture taken Atrium (Ground Level)
Strategic Air & Space Museum
Ashland, NE
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