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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
483rd Bombardment Group (H)
 
483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker
 
Inscription.
Dedicated 30 September 1983
to the men of the
483rd
Bombardment Group (H)
5th Wing, 15th Air Force

Sterparone (near Foggia), Italy
Activated 22 September 1943
Ephrata, Washington
Deactivated 25 September 1945
Pisa, Italy

Flew 215 combat missions in B-17's
12 April 1944 to 26 April 1945
Destroyed 76 enemy aircraft
Lost 74 aircraft

Awarded two
Distinguished Unit Citations:
Memmingen, Germany
18 July 1944
Berlin, Germany
24 March 1945

815 816 817 840 [Bomb Squadrons]

 
Erected 1983 by 483rd Bombardment Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.814′ N, 84° 6.751′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #34) 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. 10th Air Depot Group (here, next to this marker); 485th Bomb Group (Heavy) (a few steps from this marker); 303rd Bomb Group 'H' (a few steps from this marker); 5th Air Force (a few steps from this marker); Khobar Towers Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 98th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 94th Troop Carrier Squadron (a few steps from this marker); 385th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
 
483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. NMUSAF Memorial Park Diagram. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. 483rd Bombardment Group Assocation. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
3. 483rd Bombardment Group (H) Marker
Third marker (first upright) on left side of walkway. Looking southwest.
 
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 2,029 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   4. submitted on December 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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