Boise City Bomb Memorial

Boise City Bomb Memorial4 NE Square
Boise City, OK 73933

Phone: 580-544-3302
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Located in the Oklahoma panhandle, Boise City is the only town in the United States that was bombed during World War II. Visit the Boise City Bomb Memorial to view a replica of one of the six bombs mistakenly dropped on the city during testing on July 6, 1943. The bomb was dropped by pilots in a B-17 Flying Fortress Bomber when they mistakenly took lights around the town's square to be their target. Luckily, only practice bombs were used and the town square was deserted when the bomb was dropped just after midnight, though many buildings were damaged or destroyed. The Boise City Bomb Memorial ...

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-412

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours

Located on NE corner of town square.

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Phyllis Randolph




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