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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

97th Bombardment Group

Hdqts., 340th, 341st, 342nd, 414th [Bomb Squadrons]

 
 
97th Bombardment Group Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 97th Bombardment Group Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
the Americans who served
their country
as members of
The
97th Bombardment Group

1942 - 1945
483 missions flown

Materials for this memorial were obtained
from the theatres where the 97th Bombardment
Group operated in World War II

The Linden tree from England
The white marble from Italy
The black granite from Africa

 
Erected by 97th Bomb Group Reunion Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.787′ N, 84° 6.756′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #117) is in the Memorial Park of the National Museum of the United States Air Force, with museum access off Springfield Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton OH 45433, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 488th Bomb Squadron "M" (a few steps from this marker); 82nd Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); Fifth Airdrome Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 301st Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 58th Bomb Wing
97th Bombardment Group Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 97th Bombardment Group Memorial
(a few steps from this marker); 7th Combat Cargo Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 15th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 13th “Jungle” Air Force (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. 97th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on January 23, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceWar, World II
 
97th Bombardment Group Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
3. 97th Bombardment Group Memorial
97th Bombardment Group Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
4. 97th Bombardment Group Memorial
Looking east.
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr.
5. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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