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

486th Bomb Group (H)

B-24 and B-17

 
 
486th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
1. 486th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Inscription.
Activated Sept 1943
Deactivated Nov 1945
Flew 188 combat missions over Europe
from Sta. No 174 - Sudbury, England
as a unit of the U.S. Army 8th Air Force
This memorial dedicated July 1984
in honor of all members of the 486th BG

 
Erected 1984 by 486th Bomb Group Association.
 
Location. 39° 46.773′ N, 84° 6.808′ W. Marker is in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker (Memorial #19) 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. 316th Troop Carrier Group (a few steps from this marker); Captain Hugh Hall (a few steps from this marker); 466th Bombardment Group (H) Memorial Tree (a few steps from this marker); 30th Air Depot Group (a few steps from this marker); 445th Combat Group H (a few steps from this marker); 451st Bombardment Group (H) (a few
486th Bomb Group (H) Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 4, 2009
2. 486th Bomb Group (H) Marker
Tenth marker on right side of walkway (beyond view). Looking southwest.
steps from this marker); 79th Fighter Group (a few steps from this marker); 438th Troop Carrier Group (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 30, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 486th Bombardment Group. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 486th Bomb Group Association. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAir & SpaceHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, 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 1,040 times since then and 20 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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