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

485th Bomb Group (Heavy)

 
 
485th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 485th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the men of the
485th Bomb Group (Heavy)
15th Air Force, World War II.
Activated 1 Oct 1943
Gowen Field, Idaho. Trained at
Fairmont AAF, Nebraska.
Flew B-24's from Venosa, Italy
over Southern, Central, and Eastern
Europe 10 May 44 to 25 Apr 45
Distinguished Unit Citation.
Ten campaigns. Inactivated
20 Aug 45 Sioux City AAF, Iowa

Dedicated 2 Oct 1982

 
Erected 1982 by 485th Bomb Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.81′ N, 84° 6.755′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #35) 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. Khobar Towers Memorial (here, next to this marker); 98th Bomb Group (a few steps from this marker); 483rd Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 385th Bomb Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 10th Air Depot Group
485th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 485th Bomb Group (Heavy) Marker
Marker is fourth marker on left side of walkway, in far distance beyond white upright marker. Looking southwest.
(a few steps from this marker); 11th Bombardment Group (H) (a few steps from this marker); 5th Air Force (a few steps from this marker); 75th Troop Carrier Squadron (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 December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 485th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, World II
 
NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. NMUSAF Memorial Park Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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