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Historic Sites of Manitoba: CFB Gimli Memorial (Gimli)

This aircraft monument in Gimli was presented by the officers and men of Canadian Forces Base Gimli to commemorate years of friendship and cooperation during operations of the base between 1943 and 1971. The plane, a T-33 Silver Star (later designated CT-133), was brought into town on 29 June 1971.

CFB Gimli Memorial

CFB Gimli Memorial (2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.63106, W96.98554
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

“Gimli given jet plane,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 July 1971, page 55.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 18 April 2015

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